The Civil Engineering Department of PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research has organized a Practical Training on "Water Quality Testing" on 20/7/2016, Wednesday at 3.15 pm to 4.45 pm for the Second and Third Year B.E.Civil Engineering Students, in the college premises. Dr.M.I.Abdul Aleem, Professor in Civil Engineering welcomed the gathering. The Practical Training was conducted by Mrs. N. Subhulakshmi, Assistant Water Analyst, TWAD Board, Coimbatore.
She has explained the testing procedures of the water samples for the parameters, pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Chloride, Total Solids, Fluoride, Iron, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Phosphate and Residual Chlorine. All the above mentioned tests were carried out in front of the students for the various water samples brought by the students, by using the Field Investigation Kit provided by the TWAD Board. The test results were compared with the standard acceptable limits and the ill effects were also discussed, if it exceeds the acceptable limits. She also created awareness to the students for the importance of water quality testing. The practical training was well received by the students.
Dr. S.Sivakumar, Professor and Head of Chemistry Department has concluded the Training and also provided the vote of Thanks.