INTRODUCTION • Water is the fountain head of life. • For the development of human societies, water should be available in the acceptable quantity and quality.
NEED • In city everybody uses packaged drinking water. • To compare packaged drinking water requirement of Urban and Rural people.
METHODOLOGY • Survey in Varthur village - 22kms away from the city. • Analysis of water samples from bore well and public taps.
Data collected • Out of 72 houses, 43 houses use packaged water. • 10 houses are using aqua guard.
Hypotheses • People in Varthur prefer packaged drinking water because tap water is hard and contaminated.
DATA ANALYSIS • Water is hard • High concentration of Sodium and Chloride • Bore well sample shows high concentration of Calcium and Phosphate
RESULT • Proved villagers’ statement
CONCLUSION • Drinking water treatment plant to be established. • Water sources should be protected.