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STUDY OF EVALUATION THE QUALITY OF SHATT

دراسة تقييم نوعية مياه شط الكوفة لاستخدامات المنزلية والاروائية

MOHAMMED ABD AL-MAJEED ABD AL-ABBASS محمد عبد المجيد عبد العباس

Iraqi journal of mechanical and material engineering المجلة العراقية للهندسة الميكانيكية وهندسة المواد
ISSN: 20761819 Year: 2009 Volume: C Issue: first conf./ eng. coll. Pages: 399-407
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

Abstract

This study is performed to evaluation the quality of raw water of Shatt Al-Kufariver for domestic and irrigational uses . Water samples from five different watersupply stations along Shatt Al-Kufa river for eighteenth months from November – 2006to April – 2008 were collected .Eleven water quality parameters were analyzedincluding total hardness ( TH ) , turbidity , temperature , pH , electrical conductivity (Ec ) , total dissolved solids ( TDS ) , total suspended solids ( TSS ) , sulfate , iron ,sodium , and potassium . Data analysis shows that the water quality parameters of Shatt Al-Kufa river iscompatible with the drinking water standards except the turbidity and sulfate whichshows increasing levels than the maximum allowable levels for drinking waterstandards . For irrigation purpose data results shows that the water of Shatt Al-Kufa river ismedium to high salinity and cause saline and alkali damages .