Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)

Analysis of Physical and Chemical Water Quality (Sekanak River in Lowlands Area) to Support the Palembang City Government Revitalization Program

Authors
Pra Dian Mariadi, Ian Kurniawan
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Pra Dian Mariadi
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.050How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Sekanak River, Water quality, Physical, Chemical
Abstract
The revitalization of the Sekanak River is one of the Palembang city government programs. Sekanak River is one of the oldest rivers in the city of Palembang that receives waste, from both industry and domestic so that the quality will experience pollution. The development of activities along the Sekanak River has affected river water quality. Decreased river water quality can be qualitative identified with the occurrence of changes in colour and odour. Some communities in the watershed area still use it for their daily needs. The current problem of decreasing the quality of river water in Sekanak requires chemical and physical examinations to anticipate the effects of environmental pollution. The study was conducted using a sample of water from the Sekanak River taken at 2 sample points close to human activities. The results showed that sample 1 showed several parameters that exceeded the quality standard while sample 2 that was located creek area was still in good condition. The physical parameters of the river point 1 water sample exceed the allowable limits for the Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) parameters. For inorganic chemical parameters, the water sample at point 1 exceeds the allowed limits for the parameters of pH, ferrous (Fe) and lead (Pb) and sulphate ion content (SO4).
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PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/04/19
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