Spectrophotometric Assay of Drinking Water in Remote Areas of Chiniot City, Pakistan
Safdar Ameer, Sadaf Sarfraz*, Shaista Nawaz and Yasir Saleem
Almost 70% of earth’s surface is covered with water. The importance of pure water lies in the fact that it is the basic need of every human. In one of the studies reported by WHO it has been mentioned that that almost 80% of diseases are water borne. One of the major reasons of water pollution is the wastes generated from industries, domestic waste discharge, extensive increase in population, Industrialization, domestic waste discharge, extensive use of fertilizers. In the present study an assay of quality of drinking water has been conducted to analyze the life standards and health of people dwelling in the low lying regions of Pakistan. From the results obtained it is found that various water parameters and quality of water reflects poor standards of living conditions in the nearby villages of Chiniot city.