Water quanlity analysis of tha chin river in samchuk, suphanburi province
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Tha Chin River is important to Samchuk, Suphanburi province because the water can uses for urban, agricultural, tourism and industrial purpose. The increasing of population in Samchuk causes increasing of a demand of the water and a release of wastewater. Therefore, the water quality of Tha Chin River was analyzed in flowing through Samchuk area in this research. The water sample was collected from seven ports area including two ports of urban area, two ports of agricultural areas, two ports of industrial areas and another port of tourism area. The water sample was monthly analyzed in various parameters including temperature in range 30-34 oC, turbidity in range 28-59 cm, pH in range 7.08-7.44, conductivity in range 19-23 s/cm, dissolved oxygen in range 2.4-5.8 mg/L and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) in range 2.0-8.4 mg/L depending on the seasons. In March exhibits the best water quality of Tha Chin River. In addition, the water quality of Tha Chin River decreases from agricultural areas, urban areas, industrial areas to tourism area, respectively. However, the Tha chin river could be classified as class 1-3 which can be used for tap water, fishery, marine sport and agriculture.
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