Authors:Engr. Furqan wali,Muhammad Asim Khan Marwat,Usama Raheel,Abid Ullah,Engr. Marvan Raza,
Keywords:water quality assessment,physical,chemical and biological analysis,purpose of drinking Ground Water,Tube well,
AbstractIn this paper, the authors analyze the drinking water quality of Peshawar city due to which authors concluded that water quality assessment of 18 locations inside Peshawar of various union council. Groundwater samples were collected from a tube well and subjected to physical, chemical and biological analysis to check their suitability for the purpose of drinking. Results exposed that out of 18 samples 10 samples of water were found unfit for drinking purposes. In the 10, samples most of the effect on the water quality was from the chemical and biological contamination. It is concluded that the old defective supply system, infrastructure and storage, as well as their lack of maintenance are the reason behind the pollution of drinking water in Peshawar.
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