Puducherry Pollution Control Committee
புதுச்சேரி மாசு கட்டுப்பாடு குழுமம்

National Water Monitoring Programme

Water Quality Monitoring

Water quality monitoring is carried out by Puducherry Pollution Control Committee periodically at various locations with financial assistance from Central Pollution Control Board under National Water Quality Monitoring Programme (NWMP). Monitoring is done on quarterly basis in surface water bodies in Puducherry and Karaikal regions, Annually in Mahe and Yanam regions and during pre and post monsoon in the case of ground water.

Objectives of Water Quality Monitoring.
  •   To understand the nature and extent of pollution control and measures required.
  •   To evaluate the extend of pollution control required and effectiveness of pollution control measures already in existence.
  •   To assess water quality trends over a period of time.
  •   To assess assimilative capacity of a water body thereby reducing cost on pollution control.
  •   To understand the environmental fate of different pollutants.
  •   To assess the fitness of water for different uses.
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Status of Water Quality Data