Skip to main content

Table 7 Classification of lakes based on select parameters [58]

From: Aqueous chemistry of anthropogenically contaminated Bengaluru lakes

ParameterClass II A: Water supply with conventional treatmentClass IIB: Recreational use with body contactMedian concentration of Bengaluru Lakes
Ammoniacal Nitrogen (mg L−1)0.30.30
COD (mg L− 1)252541
DO (mg L−1)5–75–712.5
pH6.5 to 9.06.5–9.09.1
Electrical Conductivity (μS cm−1)1000610
Faecal Coliform (CFU 100 mL−1)100400Not tested