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Physicochemical assessment of Dhanmondi lake water in Dhaka city, Bangladesh


Mohammed Khorshed Ali (1,*) orcid , Ahmed Jubaer (2) orcid , Muhammad Tasneem Zafar (3) orcid , Mohammad Zahirul Islam Talukder (4) orcid

(1) Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, International Islamic University Chittagong, Chattogram-4318, Bangladesh
(2) Environmental Monitoring Department, EQMS Consulting Limited, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
(3) Institute of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, 4331, Bangladesh
(4) Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
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Received: 08 Jul 2022 | Revised: 13 Aug 2022 | Accepted: 01 Sep 2022 | Published: 31 Dec 2022 | Issue Date: December 2022

Abstract


The main objective of this study was to examine the quality of water in the large reservoir of the Dhaka city lake and to determine whether it would be economically acceptable to purify this water for later use and to make it usable. The water quality parameters investigated are pH, temperature, electrical conductivity, hardness, alkalinity, total dissolved solids, total suspended solids, chloride, sulfate, phosphate, nitrite, nitrate, biochemical oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, and dissolved oxygen. The study has been done targeting three specific locations on Dhanmondi Lake, where crowds are comparatively the highest. This implies that there is a significant likelihood of pollution as well. The results of our 13-month study show that the quality of Dhanmondi lake water is somewhat higher than the international standard and some is at a tolerable level determined by the Bangladesh Department of Environment.


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Pollution; Dhaka city; Lake water; Environment; Target parameter; Analytical methods

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Department of Environment (DoE), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Ali, M.; Jubaer, A.; Zafar, M.; Talukder, M. Eur. J. Chem. 2022, 13(4), 402-406. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.402-406.2304
Ali, M.; Jubaer, A.; Zafar, M.; Talukder, M. Physicochemical assessment of Dhanmondi lake water in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Eur. J. Chem. 2022, 13(4), 402-406. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.402-406.2304
Ali, M., Jubaer, A., Zafar, M., & Talukder, M. (2022). Physicochemical assessment of Dhanmondi lake water in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. European Journal of Chemistry, 13(4), 402-406. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.402-406.2304
Ali, Mohammed, Ahmed Jubaer, Muhammad Tasneem Zafar, & Mohammad Zahirul Islam Talukder. "Physicochemical assessment of Dhanmondi lake water in Dhaka city, Bangladesh." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 13.4 (2022): 402-406. Web. 5 Feb. 2023
Ali, Mohammed, Jubaer, Ahmed, Zafar, Muhammad, AND Talukder, Mohammad. "Physicochemical assessment of Dhanmondi lake water in Dhaka city, Bangladesh" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 13 Number 4 (31 December 2022)

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