Published: 2021-04-12

Page: 75-82


Department of Zoology, RKDF University, Bhopal, India.


Department of Zoology, RKDF University, Bhopal, India.

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The current investigation was executed to know the water standards of Upper Lake, Bhopal. Upper Lake is extremely essential for fishery resources, drinking water supply, tourism and recreation, trap cultivation, wildlife habitat, research and education. The water samples were collected from the surface of the Upper Lake during the period of March 2019- February 2020 to cover summer, mansoon and winter seasons. The physico-chemical parameters such as dissolved oxygen (DO2), total alkalinity, total hardness, calcium hardness, magnesium hardness, turbidity, pH and temperature were examined by applying standard methods to evaluate the level of degradation in water quality. The result revelaed that there are small variation in physico-chemical parameters in Three different seasons of upper lake and most of the water parameters under  beneficial condition important for survival of  fish growth and health but not  fovourable for human utilization.

Keywords: Water quality, physico-chemical parameters, upper Lake Bhopal, Dissolved oxygen, total alkalinity, total hardness

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