Using Water Quality Index to Assess Drinking Water For AL-Muthana Project

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Mohammed Abed Naser
Khalid Adel Abdulrazzaq


The water quality index is the most common mathematical way of monitoring water characteristics due to the reasons for the water parameters to identify the type of water and the validity of its use, whether for drinking, agricultural, or industrial purposes. The water arithmetic indicator method was used to evaluate the drinking water of the Al-Muthana project, where the design capacity was (40000) m3/day, and it consists of traditional units used to treat raw water. Based on the water parameters (Turb, TDS, TH, SO4, NO2, NO3, Cl, Mg, and Ca), the evaluation results were that the quality of drinking water is within the second category of the requirements of the WHO (86.658%) and the first category of the standard has not been met due to defects in design and operation and the inlet and outlet values of dissolved minerals were very close due to the absence of soluble salt removal units in AL-Muthana project

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“Using Water Quality Index to Assess Drinking Water For AL-Muthana Project” (2022) Journal of Engineering, 28(7), pp. 68–85. doi:10.31026/j.eng.2022.07.06.

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“Using Water Quality Index to Assess Drinking Water For AL-Muthana Project” (2022) Journal of Engineering, 28(7), pp. 68–85. doi:10.31026/j.eng.2022.07.06.

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