Real Time Water Quality Monitoring of River Ganga

State:
Fit for irrigation (when meeting criteria limits of pH 6 to 8.5 & Electrical Conductivity < 2000 µm/cm)
Fit for propagation of wildlife and Fisheries (when meeting criteria limits of DO ≥ 4 mg/l, pH 6.5 to 8.5 & Free Amonia ≤ 1.2 mg/l
Fit for drinking water (raw) sourcing for conventional treatment (when meeting criteria limits of BOD ≤ 3 mg/l, DO ≥ 4 mg/l & pH 6 to 9)
Fit for Bathing (when meeting criteria limits of BOD ≤ 3 mg/l, DO ≥ 5 mg/l & pH 6.5 to 8.5)

ParametersCriteria limit (River) Criteria limit (Drains) Observed Value
BOD ≤ 3 mg/l ≤ 10 mg/l
DO ≥ 5 mg/l ≥ 5 mg/l
EC < 1000 µm/cm < 2000 µm/cm
pH 6.5 - 8.5 6.5 - 9
Temperature ≤ 35°C ≤ 35°C
Ammonia ≤ 1.2 mg/l < 5.0 mg/l
Chloride < 250 mg/l < 250 mg/l
COD < 10 mg/l < 50 mg/l
TSS < 10 mg/l < 10 mg/l
Turbidity ≤ 30 NTU ≤ 30 NTU
Color < 10 Pt. Scale, Hz units < 50 Pt. Scale, Hz units
Fluoride < 1.0 mg/l < 1.5 mg/l
Nitrate < 10 mg/l < 10 mg/l
Potassium < 20 mg/l < 20 mg/l
BTX Below detection limit Below detection limit
TOC < 30 mg/l < 30 mg/l
Water level 0 - 5 Mtr. 0 - 5 Mtr.

Conforming Criteria - Green
Non Conforming Criteria - Red