The present study of Bichlari Nala, flowing through Banihal and Ramban (J&K State) has been selected for the potential of surface water resource and its quality has been evaluated thoroughly to generate baseline information.

Twenty water samples of Chenab, Ramban area were analysed for Ca, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Cu, Ni, Zn and Pb by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry. The analysis revealed that all the cations are present within the permissible limits except Fe, Mn and Ni which are slightly present in higher concentrations.