Study of Water Quality Status of Sai River in Uttar-Pradesh With Reference to Water Quality Index Assessment
The aim of the study is to find out the water quality of the sai river- a holy river of Uttarpradesh. River Sai is an important river of Uttar-Pradesh, originate from a pond in village Bijgwan near Pihani in district Hardoi and travel about 600 km to form district boundary between Lucknow and Unnao. After passing through Hardoi, Raebareli and Jaunpur district it finally join the Gomati River at Rajepur in Jaunpur district. The sai is worshiped as holy river in UP. total six water samples from each districts were collected and 18 physicochemical parameters were analyzed and used for the calculation for the water quality index of the samples and categories water in the rating of 0- 100 and result shows that the water quality at districts, Hardoi is good and the district Unnao and Lucknow are in excellent rating and the other three districts Raebareli ,Pratapgarh and Jaunpur was in moderate polluted categories the maximum water quality index is 71.056 and minimum at districts Lucknow 43.34.