Suresh Shukla, M. A. Singaracharya


The water quality from the outlet of Ash Pond of power plants was studied. The water quality was assessed by monitoring various physico chemical parameters like pH, Suspended Solids (SS), BOD, COD, TDS, Oil & Grease, Sulphide (S), Sulphate (SO4--) and Chloride (Cl-) – total 9 parameters. The assessed quality of water was compared with permissible standards prescribed by the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) and found that the ash pond water can be successfully utilized for irrigation and horticulture proposes.


Quality Characteristics, Irrigation Water, Ash Pond, Effluent, Physico Chemical Characteristics, CPP.

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