Status of surface water quality at Hosur: Cultivation for irrigation

Evaluation of different physico-chemical parameters of surface water samples, covering the entire industrial area of Hosur (Tamil Nadu), is carried out to assess the suitability of the water for irrigation purposes. Samples are collected during August 2005 to June 2006. Results of the present investigation are compared with the Wilcox standard value and Ayers and Westcott standard value.