Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
March 2020 Vol. 9(3): pp. 053-058
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Determination of Water Quality According to the Inorganic Parameters in Water of Özen Spring, Sivas, Turkey

Seher Dirican

Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Sivas Vocational Training School, Department of Crop and Animal Production TR-58140 Sivas, Turkey

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Accepted 10 March, 2020



The present study is the first attempt to identify dissolved inorganic parameters in Özen Spring. The dissolved inorganic parameters of Özen Spring in the Central Anatolian region of Turkey were analysed using by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry with standard method. The water samples taken from Özen Spring has a mean concentrations of arsenic 2.80±0.28, barium 12.00±16.97, beryllium 0.50±0.71, boron 95.50±20.51, cadmium 0.20±0.28, cobalt 1.00±1.41, copper 6.20±1.70, iron 103.50±4.95, lead 0.15±2.12, manganese 5.40±2.26, mercury 0.35±0.07, nickel 0.50±0.71, selenium 1.00±1.41 and zinc 9.20±2.55 in µg/L. The obtained results were compared in terms of national and international standard values. In conclusion, the results of the inorganic water quality indicators obtained in Özen Spring show that inorganic pollution not exist in the study area except for mercury. It was suggested that there should be regular monitoring and control to protect the Özen Spring from contaminations.

Keywords: Inorganic, Parameters, Water, Quality, Özen Spring. 







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