Groundwater samples from alluvial aquifers of Bathinda district, southwest Punjab were measured for physicochemical parameters as well as major ion chemistry to evaluate the groundwater suitability for drinking and irrigation purposes and to present the current hydrochemical status of groundwater of this district.

Original Source

The present study endeavors to identify the groundwater contamination problems in Baddi-Barotiwala Industrial Belt of District Solan, Himachal Pradesh. The dense unplanned industrial establishments have negatively affected the groundwater quality in the study area. Groundwater samples from 44 different locations and sources were collected and subjected to standard analytical techniques for physico-chemical analysis.