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Purpose of the study: The purpose behind this study is to get the knowledge of the range of physicochemical parameters of the Bird's valley, Pune quarry water in comparison with the drinking water.

Methodology: With the help of clean and sterilized polyethylene bottles of 1 liter capacity have been used for the collection of quarry water. Total 21 physico-chemical parameters have been analyzed and compared with the values for the drinking water. Analysis of water is carried out in the laboratory with the help of standard methods and techniques.

Main Findings: Presence of mercury in quarry water is very much high i-e 0.006 mg/liter and coli form bacteria are also numerous in count.

Applications of this study: This study gives us the idea about the range of the parameters of quarry water in comparison with drinking water and after the suitable treatment it could be converted into drinking water or not.

Novelty/Originality of this study: Till the date no work has been done on quarry water like this, present study will help us to understand whether the quarry water could be used as a potable water or not.


Quarry Water Physico-chemical Parameters Mercury Coli form Bacteria Potable Water Birds Valley Pune Arsenic

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