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Volume VI Issue I 2020

Volume VI Issue I 2020
ASSESSMENT OF SOME PHYSICOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF WATER BODY IN BASIRKA,GWARAM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA JIGAWA STATE, NIGERIA

Year:2020 Volume VI Issue I

Print ISSN :2454-6542,Online ISSN:2454-6542

Received on:17th Feb 2020, Received in Revised Form:10th March 2020, Accepted On:23rd March 2020

David, Johnbull.
Department of Biological Sciences AbubakarTafawaBalewa University Bauchi, Nigeria.

Kyari, Emmanuel, Multafu.
Department of Applied Ecology AbubakarTafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Nigeria.

Mbaya, Yusuf, Arhyel
Department of Geography Federal University Gashua, Yobe Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: emmanuelkyari23@gmail.com

Abstract

This research work was conducted to determine the levels of some physical-chemical parameters of the water bodies in Basirka located in Gwaram LGA, Jigawa state Nigeria. The main aim of this research was to find out the suitability of the water bodies for drinking, and domestic purposes. Water samples were collected in November 2019 at three sampling sites and were analyzed for various physicochemical parameters such as temperature, PH, Electrical Conductivity, Total dissolved solids (TDS), Dissolve Oxygen and alkalinity. The study showed that the mean value of studied parameters, except dissolved oxygen in all the sites, all the parameters measured were within the permissible limit of NSDWQ, (2007) and WHO, (2017) for drinking water. Therefore, the water was found to be fit for human consumption and was found to be safe and utilizable for domestic purposes.

Keywords

Assessment, Physico-chemical parameter, waterbody, Basirka, Gwaram.

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