Every day, rivers streams and their tributaries passing through cities are receiving large amount of contaminants released from different point and nonpoint sources and have become important sink for unused waste load. Water is indispensable to life on earth. It is a precious gift of nature which is essential for the survival of plants, animals and human beings. Present investigations were carried out on the limnological aspects of Bagad river of U.P. Many of the parameters were found below the permissible limits for drinking water as suggested by WHO.