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Amiri F, Tabatabaie T, Valipour S. Appraisal and Spatial Analysis of Groundwater Quality Near the Landfill Site Using the Iran Water Quality Index: (Case Study: Qaemshahr). JWSS. 2018; 22 (1) :211-226
URL: http://jstnar.iut.ac.ir/article-1-3208-en.html
1. Dept. of Eng., Islamic Azad Univ., Branch Busheher, Busheher, Iran.
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The purpose of this paper was to assess the groundwater quality near Qaemshahr landfill site using the Iran Water Quality Index for Groundwater Resources-Conventional Parameters (IRWQIGC). In this study, samples were taken from 11 wells with three replications in February 2015 and water quality was assessed by evaluating nitrate, fecal coliform, electrical conductivity (EC), pH, total hardness, sodium absorption ratio, biological oxygen demand, phosphate, chemical oxygen demand, and dissolved oxygen parameters with the standard measuring methods; also, the quality of ground water was determined using the IRWQIGC. Statistical description of the parameters was performed using the SPSS software. Spatial extension mapping parameters were drawn using geostatistics extension with the ArcGIS software. The results of water quality assessment revealed that 0.15% of the area was classified as bad, 98.85% as relatively poor, and 1% as middle in terms of quality. The results of spatial dispersion also revealed that water quality from the South to the North and North East was reduced. Evaluating the changes in water quality near landfill sites showed that 2149.56 square meters of total area had a relatively poor potential for the region’s groundwater recharge.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Ggeneral
Received: 2016/01/26 | Accepted: 2017/06/19

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