In agriculture water is obtained from various sources such as streams, bores or dams. Depending upon source of water it may have variation in quality and may affect plants health and physical and chemical properties of soil. Water quality monitoring by testing it periodically helps to maintain a safe and reliable source.
Objective and usefulness of Water Testing
- To identify polluted or contaminated water supplies.
- To check heavy metals concentration in water.
- To check suitability of water for plant growth.