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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(2): 681-687      |                 Available online, April 28, 2018

Studies on physico-chemical parameters of Mul Lake, Maharashtra, India


Borkar KR1 and Deshmukh  GD2


1Dept. of Zoology, N.H. College, Bramhapuri, Dist-Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India

2Department of Zoology, RMG College, Nagbhid, Dist-Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India

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Received : 15.02.2018   |    Accepted : 02.04.2018   |    Published : 28.04.2018

India has 2.4 % of worlds land mass 4 % as water resources and 16 % of worlds population therefore no scope to underutilize water resources. Since the quality of the aquatic life depends on water quality, a thorough assessment of the water quality is an integral part of lakes evaluation. Study site located near Mul town in the Chandrapur district of eastern part of Maharashtra and is situated between 200,07,N and 790 ,67, E. Water samples were collected in polythene bottles (two litters capacity) once in month from the selected sampling sites of two lakes to analyze the water quality parameters for the period of 12 months i.e. from January 2011 to December 2011. Annual variations in physico-chemical parameters, such as B.O.D., C.O.D., nitrate, phosphate, Chloride, alkalinity, D.O.,CO2 etc. indicates that, the Mul lake is polluted and may be classified as mesotrophic or mesosaprobic.


Keywords – Mesotrophic, Mul, water quality, physico-chemical



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Borkar KR and Deshmukh GD (2018) Studies on physico-chemical parameters of Mul Lake, Maharashtra, India, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume  6(2): 681-687. 



I thank University Grants Commission, Western Region, Pune, India for providing the financial support. I also thank the College for providing the laboratory facilities.


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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