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Water is a main source for the domestic purpose as well as the agricultural and industrial development. Life is profoundly influenced by water. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water describe the quality of water. Water is needed for a continually growing population. Now around 20% of the world meets water scarcity. Ground water is the main source for agriculture, industry and domestic use in Perundurai. SIPCOT is an industrial development centre developed by the Tamil Nadu state government in Perundurai. Usage of chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides and toxic substances in industries causes major pollution to the environment. This leads to the deteriorating of water quality. Human population suffers from various diseases; agriculture is depleting which is due to the usage of contaminated water. A survey and analysis has been conducted around the areas of SIPCOT. The qualities of water around SIPCOT have been tested from the results of the analysis. Testing for pH, Temperature, Nitrate, Phosphate, Sulphate, Chloride, Turbidity, Dissolved Oxygen, Salinity, Electrical conductivity and tests for heavy metals such as Arsenic, Cadmium, Nickel, Thallium, Lead, Chromium, Silver, Selenium, Mercury, Copper, Zinc for water to analyse the depth of penetration of heavy metals and chemicals and to arrive appropriate solution to the problem.

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R Sowmiya, D Ambika, & V Sampath Kumar. (2021). A study on impact assessment of pollution in Sipcot, Perundurai. International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, 7(2), 1697–1704. Retrieved from