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CASE STUDY ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT & ITS IMPACT ON GROUNDWATER QUALITY BY DRASTIC METHOD (2017)
Solid waste is the unacceptable or useless solid materials generated from mutually residential, mechanical & commercial activities in a supposing area. Managing the SW deals with the maintenance of healthy environment to remove any waste as early as possible after its formation. Due to rapid population growth &economic development in the country there has been a significant increase in MSW generation. MSW in cities is collected by respective municipalities and transported to low lying area on the outskirts of the city. The present study is on SWM & impact of SW disposal on ground water quality using DRASTIC method on Belgaum District where all the solid waste management is done by Municipal Corporation. Study area is about 94 sq.km. & Total amount of SW retained is about 200 TPD. Area of 66 acres of land at village Turamuri, District and Taluk Belgaumis accrued for the dumping and treating of SW.
International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 8, August 2017
Department of Water & Land Management,VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka, India