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This paper presents a study on influence on environmental parameters on water quality at wetland of Atpadi in Atpadi tehsil of Sangli district on the basis of water quality index (WQI). WQI was determined on the basis of various parameters like pH, dissolved oxygen, total alkalinity, total hardness, calcium, magnesium, chlorides, total dissolved solids and biological oxygen demand for which no earlier reports are available on these water bodies. During this investigation, it was observed that some parameters are within the range prescribed by World Health Organization, Indian Council of Medical Research, Bureau of Indian Standard etc. But some parameters are beyond the permissible limit.


Fresh water wetland Atpadi reservoir WQI Sangli district Maharashtra

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Patil, A. A. . (2013). Water quality profile of fresh water wetland of Atpadi in Sangli District, Maharashtra (India). Environment Conservation Journal, 14(3), 95–99.


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