GIS-based Evaluation of Mine Water Quality in West Bokaro Coalfield, I
Track: Water Resources
Authors: Stefano Crepaldi , Ashwani Kumar Tiwari, Marina De Maio, Muriel Lavy
Fifteen mine water samples collected from different mining areas of West Bokaro coalfield, India were analysed for pH, EC, major cations, anions and trace metals. For assessing the suitability of drinking water, the water quality data of the analyzed samples were compared with the prescribed drinking water standard of WHO and BIS (IS:10500).The some spatial distribution maps of the above mentioned parameters were prepared by using GIS 10.2 software.