Hydro chemical Studies along Coastal Areas of Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh
M. Mohan Babu1, G.K. Viswanadh2
1M. Mohan Babu, Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering & Technology, Chittoor, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
2G.K. Viswanadh, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India.
Manuscript received on May 13, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on June 20, 2013. | Manuscript published on June 30, 2013. | PP: 19-21 | Volume-2, Issue-5, June 2013. | Retrieval Number: E1629062513/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: The groundwater quality in coastal parts of Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh is discussed with emphasis on their utility to drinking and agricultural purposes. Soils in the study area are sandy and clayey soils. The quality of groundwater is in general potable with pH showing a trend towards alkalinity. The hydro geochemical facies found in the area is Na-Cl.
Keywords: Agricultural Purpose, Coastal Aquifers, Drinking, Groundwater Quality, Nellore district.