A correlation and regression study on the groundwater quality in rural areas around Angul-Talcher industrial zone
The quality of ground water samples collected from 7 representatives tubewells in rural areas around Angul-Talcher industrial zone, Orissa was assessed in the rainy, winter and summer from July 2001 to June 2003. A total of 20 physico-chemical characteristics were analysed. Some parameters were found within and some parameters beyond the desirable limit for drinking purpose. A systematic correlation and regression study showed significant linear relationship among different pairs of water quality parameters.