WATER QUALITY OF RIVER CAUVERY - 2006  WATER QUALITY OF RIVER CAUVERY - 2006  WATER QUALITY OF RIVER CAUVERY - 2006
CODE LOCATION TEMPERATURE °C D.O.
(mg/l)
pH  CONDUCTIVITY
(µmhos/cm)
C.O.D.
(mg/l)
B.O.D.
(mg/l)
NITRATE
(mg/l)
NITRITE
(mg/l)
AMMONIA - N
(mg/l)
FAECAL COLIFORM
(MPN/100 ml)
TOTAL COLIFORM
(MPN/100 ml)
CALCIUM
(mg/l)
MAGNESIUM
(mg/l)
SODIUM
(mg/l)
POTASSIUM
(mg/l)
CHLORIDE
(mg/l)
SULPHATE
(mg/l)
PHOSPHATE
(mg/l)
TOTAL ALKALINITY (mg/l) HARDNESS
(mg/l)
TURBIDITY
(NTU)
TOTAL KJELDAHL-N
(mg/l)
TOTAL DISSOLVED SOLIDS
(mg/l)
TOTAL FIXED SOLIDS
(mg/l)
TOTAL SUSPENDED SOLID
(mg/l)
FLUORIDE
(mg/l)
SODIUM PERCENT.
(mg/l)
S.A.R.  
MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN  
1198 CAUVERY AT NAPOKULU BDG (D/S), KARNATAKA 20 26 24 7.0 8.6 7.6 7.10 8.70 7.63 26 80 59 8.0 8.0 8.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.18 1.20 0.70             4 22 10 400 1600 838 28.0 28.0 28.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 4.0 4.0 4.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 20.0 20.0 20.0 36.0 36.0 36.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 48.0 48.0 48.0 40.0 40.0 40.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2  
1195 CAUVERY AT KUSHAL NAGAR U/S (NEAR BAICHANAHALLI), KARNATAKA 23 29 27 7.7 8.8 8.2 7.50 8.50 8.07 53 138 100 20.0 20.0 20.0 1.0 2.0 1.1 0.44 2.12 1.05       0.02 0.02 0.02 7 26 11 600 1600 971 32.0 32.0 32.0 32.0 32.0 32.0 8.8 8.8 8.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 64.0 64.0 64.0 64.0 64.0 64.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 104.0 104.0 104.0 98.0 98.0 98.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3  
33 CAUVERY AT KRS DAM,BALAMURIKSHETRA,KARNATAKA 25 30 28 7.2 8.6 7.7 8.30 9.20 8.64 100 359 260 20.0 20.0 20.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.18 1.20 0.65             3 12 8 280 900 598 88.0 88.0 88.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 15.3 15.3 15.3 0.7 0.7 0.7 32.0 32.0 32.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 130.0 130.0 130.0 148.0 148.0 148.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 216.0 216.0 216.0 210.0 210.0 210.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.57 0.57 0.57 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3  
1386 CAUVERY AT D/S OF KAREKUARA VILLAGE, KARNATAKA 24 30 27 7.2 8.8 8.2 8.30 9.00 8.63 102 374 269 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.0 2.0 1.1 0.14 7.70 1.83 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.02 4 24 12 700 1600 1038 84.0 84.0 84.0 88.0 88.0 88.0 15.7 15.7 15.7 1.4 1.4 1.4 32.0 32.0 32.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 156.0 156.0 156.0 172.0 172.0 172.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 240.0 240.0 240.0 232.0 232.0 232.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 1.14 1.14 1.14 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3  
1171 CAUVERY AT SRI RANGAPATTANNA,D/S OF ROAD BDG.,KARNATAKA 24 29 27 6.2 8.9 7.6 7.60 8.70 8.25 115 403 288 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.0 2.0 1.3 0.79 1.72 1.07 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.04 6 30 12 110 1600 939 80.0 80.0 80.0 84.0 84.0 84.0 17.3 17.3 17.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 28.0 28.0 28.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 168.0 168.0 168.0 164.0 164.0 164.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 238.0 238.0 238.0 230.0 230.0 230.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3  
34 CAUVERY AT SATHYAGALAM BRIDGE, KARNATAKA 26 30 28 7.8 8.7 8.2 7.90 9.30 8.44 144 414 305 16.0 16.0 16.0 1.0 2.0 1.1 0.38 1.40 0.90 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 4 30 10 100 1600 625 92.0 92.0 92.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 8.1 8.1 8.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 32.0 32.0 32.0 28.0 28.0 28.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 188.0 188.0 188.0 148.0 148.0 148.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 226.0 226.0 226.0 220.0 220.0 220.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2  
50 CAUVERY AT METTUR, TAMIL NADU 28 34 30 3.2 8.0 5.7 7.67 8.07 7.91 451 558 500       1.0 3.0 2.3 0.05 0.25 0.16 0.01 0.65 0.32       70 300 170 90 800 380                                                                                                        
1205 BHAVANI AT BHAVANI, TAMILNADU 30 30 30 6.2 8.0 7.3 7.70 8.02 7.84 491 533 512       2.0 3.0 2.3 0.13 0.83 0.43 0.02 0.66 0.35       260 900 553 700 2200 1533                                                                                                        
51 CAUVERY AT PALLIPPALAYAM, TAMIL NADU 24 31 27 2.7 7.9 5.6 7.00 8.13 7.74 466 764 626       2.0 3.0 2.3 0.09 0.52 0.27 0.01 0.97 0.30       70 800 293 90 1700 628                                                                                                        
1320 CAUVERY AT ERODE NEAR CHIRAPALAYAM, TAMILNADU 28 31 30 4.6 7.9 5.8 7.70 8.02 7.81 511 630 590       2.0 3.0 2.8 0.13 0.64 0.28 0.01 1.23 0.46       220 1400 535 500 3500 1400                                                                                                        
1323 CAUVERY AT VELORE NEAR KATTIPALAYAM, TAMILNADU 28 31 29 7.2 8.0 7.7 7.80 8.40 8.08 457 1228 830       2.0 3.0 2.3 0.08 0.24 0.14 0.03 0.80 0.24       110 900 383 220 2200 838                                                                                                        
1324 CAUVERY AT MOHANUR NEAR PATTAIPALAYAM, TAMILNADU 28 31 29 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.42 8.30 7.97 466 1234 849       2.0 3.0 2.5 0.06 0.26 0.14 0.04 0.64 0.22       140 1400 495 260 2800 1075                                                                                                        
1451 CAUVERY AT THIRUMUKKUDAL-CONFL. PT.OF R. AMRAVATI,TAMILNADU       8.0 8.0 8.0 8.10 8.10 8.10 675 675 675       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.20 0.20 0.20       220 220 220 500 500 500                                                                                                        
31 CAUVERY AT MUSIRI, TAMIL NADU       7.6 8.0 7.8 8.02 8.08 8.05 740 826 783       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.01 0.18 0.10 0.25 0.25 0.25       210 210 210 340 500 420                                                                                                        
1202 CAUVERY AT TIRUCHIRAPPALLI U/S, TAMILNADU       7.6 7.6 7.6 8.16 8.16 8.16 628 628 628       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.15 0.15 0.15       170 170 170 330 330 330                                                                                                        
1325 CAUVERY AT TIRUCHIRAPPALLI D/S, TAMILNADU       8.0 8.0 8.0 8.28 8.28 8.28 621 621 621       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.12 0.12 0.12       210 210 210 500 500 500                                                                                                        
1203 CAUVERY AT TRICHY,GRAND ANAICUT, TAMILNADU       5.4 7.6 6.5 7.60 8.04 7.82 827 1251 1039       2.0 6.0 4.0 0.20 0.29 0.25 0.01 0.22 0.11       130 600 365 260 1400 830                                                                                                        
1206 CAUVERY AT THANJAVUR, TAMILNADU 28 28 28 8.2 8.2 8.2 7.87 7.87 7.87 797 797 797       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.30 0.30 0.30       330 330 330 2800 2800 2800                                                                                                        
1326 CAUVERY AT COLEROON, TAMILNADU 27 30 28 8.0 8.1 8.0 7.14 8.10 7.71 696 880 787       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.10 0.51 0.24 0.01 0.50 0.20       220 500 340 500 1100 833                                                                                                        
1327 CAUVERY AT PITCHAVARAM, TAMILNADU 28 29 28 4.6 7.2 5.8 7.00 7.70 7.28 844 1694 1142       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.08 0.80 0.49 0.07 0.70 0.40       130 1400 610 270 3500 1523                                                                                                        
1322 CAUVERY AT 1KM. D/S OF BHAVANI RIVER CONFL., TAMILNADU 30 30 30 5.2 7.5 6.7 7.70 8.02 7.84 490 538 514       2.0 3.0 2.3 0.06 0.97 0.37 0.02 0.54 0.24       110 1300 480 260 3000 1173                                     0.0 0.0 0.0                                                              
WATER QUALITY OF RIVER Yagachi, Hemavati, Shimsa, Akravati, Lakshmantirtha, Kabbani, Bhavani and Amravati-2006 WATER QUALITY OF RIVER Yagachi, Hemavati, Shimsa, Akravati, Lakshmantirtha, Kabbani, Bhavani and Amravati-2006 WATER QUALITY OF RIVER Yagachi, Hemavati, Shimsa, Akravati, Lakshmantirtha, Kabbani, Bhavani and Amravati-2006
CODE LOCATION TEMPERATURE °C D.O.
(mg/l)
pH  CONDUCTIVITY
(µmhos/cm)
C.O.D.
(mg/l)
B.O.D.
(mg/l)
NITRATE
(mg/l)
NITRITE
(mg/l)
AMMONIA - N
(mg/l)
FAECAL COLIFORM
(MPN/100 ml)
TOTAL COLIFORM
(MPN/100 ml)
CALCIUM
(mg/l)
MAGNESIUM
(mg/l)
SODIUM
(mg/l)
POTASSIUM
(mg/l)
CHLORIDE
(mg/l)
SULPHATE
(mg/l)
PHOSPHATE
(mg/l)
TOTAL ALKALINITY (mg/l) HARDNESS
(mg/l)
TURBIDITY
(NTU)
TOTAL KJELDAHL-N
(mg/l)
TOTAL DISSOLVED SOLIDS
(mg/l)
TOTAL FIXED SOLIDS
(mg/l)
TOTAL SUSPENDED SOLID
(mg/l)
BORON
(mg/l)
FLUORIDE
(mg/l)
SODIUM PERCENT.
(mg/l)
S.A.R. SAPROBITY INDEX DIVERSITY INDEX
MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN MIN MAX MEAN
1893 YAGACHI RIVER NEAR PUMPING STATION. HASSAN CITY 23 27 25 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.60 7.90 7.75 290 330 310       1.0 1.0 1.0 0.16 0.42 0.29 0.01 0.01 0.01       100 300 200 1250 1900 1575                                                                                                                        
1199 HEMAVATI AT D/S OF HOLENARASIPURA TOWN AT RAMADEVALA WEIR 24 24 24 6.9 7.6 7.3 6.60 8.10 7.35 210 330 270       1.0 2.0 1.5 0.67 0.69 0.68 0.06 0.06 0.06       150 300 225 1400 1800 1600                                                                                                                        
1200 SHIMSHA AT D/S OF HIGHWAY BRIDGE, YEDIYAR, KARNATAKA 30 30 30 6.8 7.8 7.2 7.30 8.60 8.07 410 470 450 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.0 2.0 1.3 0.22 0.22 0.22       0.12 0.12 0.12 2000 2000 2000 4000 6000 5333 17.6 17.6 17.6 14.8 14.8 14.8 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.0 1.0 1.0       5.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0       105.0 105.0 105.0 2.0 2.0 2.0       230.0 230.0 230.0                   0.19 0.19 0.19 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.0 1.0            
1166 SHIMSHA AT D/S OF BRIDGE, HALAGUR, KARNATAKA 26 30 28 7.5 8.0 7.8 8.60 9.30 8.87 415 534 483 28.0 28.0 28.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.74 1.15 0.92             7 9 8 600 900 700 96.0 96.0 96.0 84.0 84.0 84.0 33.4 33.4 33.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 44.0 44.0 44.0 37.0 37.0 37.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 192.0 192.0 192.0 180.0 180.0 180.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 300.0 300.0 300.0 290.0 290.0 290.0 16.0 16.0 16.0       2.20 2.20 2.20 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.6            
1165 ARKAVATHI AT D/S OF KANAKAPURA TOWN, KARNATAKA 24 24 24 4.6 4.6 4.6 7.50 7.50 7.50 1040 1040 1040 4.0 4.0 4.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.80 0.80 0.80       0.14 0.14 0.14 4000 4000 4000 8000 8000 8000 198.0 198.0 198.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 9.7 9.7 9.7       6.0 6.0 6.0 17.3 17.3 17.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 220.0 220.0 220.0 220.0 220.0 220.0 0.1 0.1 0.1       288.0 288.0 288.0 213.0 213.0 213.0             0.32 0.32 0.32 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2            
1196 LAKSHMANTIRTHA  AT D/S OF HUNSUR TOWN, KARNATAKA 26 30 28 7.4 8.0 7.7 7.40 8.80 8.13 91 480 314 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.0 2.0 1.3 0.51 0.84 0.70       0.01 0.01 0.01 4 9 7 400 1100 733 104.0 104.0 104.0 68.0 68.0 68.0 50.4 50.4 50.4 2.0 2.0 2.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 344.0 344.0 344.0 172.0 172.0 172.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 324.0 324.0 324.0 316.0 316.0 316.0 22.0 22.0 22.0       0.81 0.81 0.81 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.9 0.9            
1207 KABBANI AT MUTHANKARA, KERALA 28 29 29 6.4 7.3 6.9 6.30 7.20 6.87 58 880 338 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.11 0.20 0.16 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.16 0.16 0.16 110 600 283 400 1700 833 17.0 17.0 17.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.8 8.8 8.8 2.3 2.3 2.3 10.0 10.0 10.0       0.0 0.0 0.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.3                   0.03 0.03 0.03 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 6.0 6.0 6.0 0.6 0.6 0.6
1197 KABBANI AT SARAGUR VILLAGE D/S, KARNATAKA 26 29 27 7.6 9.0 8.2 7.90 8.60 8.30 114 369 234 20.0 20.0 20.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.43 0.72 0.57             11 15 13 900 1500 1167 52.0 52.0 52.0 28.0 28.0 28.0 8.9 8.9 8.9 1.3 1.3 1.3 24.0 24.0 24.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 104.0 104.0 104.0 80.0 80.0 80.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 152.0 152.0 152.0 144.0 144.0 144.0 14.0 14.0 14.0       0.62 0.62 0.62 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2            
41 KABBANI AT CAUSE WAY  SATTUR, KARNATAKA 25 30 28 7.8 8.8 8.2 7.00 9.00 8.20 76 570 338 16.0 16.0 16.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.56 1.05 0.74             7 12 9 400 1100 800 96.0 96.0 96.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 21.4 21.4 21.4 0.8 0.8 0.8 28.0 28.0 28.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 200.0 200.0 200.0 152.0 152.0 152.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 232.0 232.0 232.0 226.0 226.0 226.0 14.0 14.0 14.0       1.05 1.05 1.05 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.4            
1445 KABBANI AT WATER INTAKE OF KIADB AT NANJANGUD,KARNATAKA 24 28 26 7.8 9.3 8.5 7.20 8.70 8.10 60 560 363 16.0 16.0 16.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.46 0.84 0.62             3 4 4 300 600 433 68.0 68.0 68.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 13.2 13.2 13.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 24.0 24.0 24.0 36.0 36.0 36.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 140.0 140.0 140.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 304.0 304.0 304.0 296.0 296.0 296.0 18.0 18.0 18.0       0.76 0.76 0.76 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3            
1208 BHAVANI AT ELACHIVAZHY, KERALA 29 29 29 7.0 7.2 7.1 7.20 7.50 7.33 60 220 145 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.08 0.55 0.26 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.21 0.21 0.21 80 500 287 340 1100 647 58.0 58.0 58.0 38.0 38.0 38.0 14.4 14.4 14.4 2.7 2.7 2.7 8.0 8.0 8.0 2.0 2.0 2.0       72.0 72.0 72.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 120.0 120.0 120.0 110.0 110.0 110.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.4 6.6 6.6 6.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
1201 BHAVANI AT PATHIRAKALIAMMAN KOIL, TAMILNADU 32 32 32 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.00 8.07 7.51 127 228 161       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.23 0.40 0.29 0.01 0.32 0.13       80 500 198 140 1100 420                                                                                                                        
1204 BHAVANI AT SIRUMUGAI,TAMILNADU 32 32 32 5.7 8.2 7.1 6.90 7.60 7.13 156 216 187       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.16 0.25 0.19 0.05 0.41 0.21       140 900 403 260 1700 743                                                                                                                        
1321 BHAVANI AT BHAVANI SAGAR, TAMILNADU 29 29 29 3.4 7.7 6.2 6.30 7.11 6.64 177 192 184       2.0 4.0 2.7 0.11 0.42 0.29 0.01 0.30 0.14       110 2200 817 220 5000 1853                                                                                                                        
1319 AMRAVATI AT 1KM D/S FROM EFF.DIS. PT. AT MADHUTHUKKULAM,TAMILNADU 27 29 28 7.9 8.2 8.0 7.80 8.20 8.06 206 422 346       2.0 2.0 2.0 0.08 0.25 0.15 0.02 0.46 0.24       130 300 233 330 800 610