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A study on water quality status of Shivna River, Mandsaur with respect to its conservation and management

Subrata Pani


Present study was done to assess the impact of various anthropogenic and natural factors on water quality of Shivna River which is one of the most important rivers of Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh of central India. Water samples were collected from 9 stations of the river stretching a distance of about 10 Km within Mandsaur town in two seasons during the period 2019. The study depicts that the river is grossly polluted due to inflow of sewage through Bugaliya Nalla besides accumulation of both autochthonous and allocthonous materials in the river bed from Mandsaur Town over the years.

Keywords: Anthropogenic, natural factor, river, pollution, autochthonous and allocthonous materials.

Posted in Volume 3, Issue No. 3 (July-September 2021)