Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019, Page: 52-58
Determination of Physico-chemical Properties of Drinking Water in Merowe City, North Sudan
Mawia Hassan Elsaim, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Merowe, Merowe, Sudan; Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Beijing University of Chemical-Technology, Beijing, China
Sumia Ahmad Nimir, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, University of Nile Village, Atbara, Sudan
Muatz Salah, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Sudan University of Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
Received: Aug. 27, 2019;       Accepted: Sep. 12, 2019;       Published: Oct. 12, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.wjac.20190404.12      View  83      Downloads  24
Water is one of the most important of all natural resources known on earth. It is important to all living organisms, most ecological systems, human health, food production and economic development. The safety of drinking water is important for the health. The safety of drinking water is affected by various contaminants, which included chemical and microbiological. Such contaminants cause serious health problems. The aim of this study was to determine the physico-chemical parameters quality of drinking water quality in Merowe city-north Sudan. The following water quality parameters were determined which were chosen as the major indicators namely PH, Total Dissolved Solid (TDS), Electrical conductivity (EC), Total hardness (TH), calcium, sulphate, iron, nitrate, and nitrite. Our results show that the physical and chemical quality of the waters of Merowe city was high quality. All statistics was carrying out using SPSS version (16).
Physico-chemical, TDS, Hardness, Conductivity, Turbidity, World Health Organization
To cite this article
Mawia Hassan Elsaim, Sumia Ahmad Nimir, Muatz Salah, Determination of Physico-chemical Properties of Drinking Water in Merowe City, North Sudan, World Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2019, pp. 52-58. doi: 10.11648/j.wjac.20190404.12
Copyright © 2019 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Basavaraja Simpi, S. M. Hiremath, KNS Murthy, K. N. Chandrashekarappa, Anil N Patel, E. T. Puttiah; Analysis of Water Quality Using Physico-Chemical Parameters Hosahalli Tank in Shimoga District, Karnataka, India; Global Journal of Science Frontier Research, 11 (3), 2011.
Chapekar, S. B, and Mhatre, G. N., A report of the project ‘Impact of Human Settelement and Developmental Activities on the Ganga River System. Institute of Science, Madam Cama Road, Mumbai (1983).
Sharma, R. N. Baruah, A. K. Baruah, Bora G. C. Res., 15, 19 (1996).
Akoto O. and Adiyiah, J. Chemical analysis of drinking water from some communities in the Brong Ahafo region", International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4 (2), pp 211-214 (2007).
Boominathan, R. and Khan, S. M., Effect of distillery effluents on pH, dissolved oxygen and phosphate content in Uyyakundan channel water", Envionmental Ecology, 12 (4), pp 850-853 (1994).
Villanveva, S. F. U. Arana A. D. G. and Madariaga, J. M. Journal of Marine systems, 72, 332 (2008).
Mathur, R. P. Water and waste water testing, Nem Chand and Brothers, Publishers, Roorkee, 1-54 (1982).
Gupta, D. P., Sunita and Saharan, J. P., Physiochemical Analysis of Ground Water of Selected Area of Kaithal City (Haryana) India, Researcher, 1 (2), pp 1-5 (2009).
Hemkes, O. J, Kemp, A, Van, B. L. W., Accumulation of heavy metals in the soil due to annual dressings of sewage sludge, New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 28, 228-238 (1980).
Jena, P. K., Mohanty, M, Processing of liquid effluents of mineral processing industries, Intl SymposiumEnviron Manag Mining Metallurgical Industries, 11-14, Bhubaneshwar, pp 193-212 (2005).
Browse journals by subject