Geophysical and Hydro geological Characterization of the Effects of on Location Wastewater Treatment Release to Groundwater in an Ineffectively Profitable Bedrock Acquifer

Mr. Pabbu sreenu, Mr. K. venugopalreddy


Contaminants releasing from on location wastewater treatment frameworks (OSWTSs) can affect groundwater quality, undermining human wellbeing and surface water biological communities. Danger of negative effects ends up lifted in territories of outrageous helplessness with high water tables, where thin unsaturated interims restrict vadose zone lessening.  

A consolidated geophysical/hydrogeological  examination concerning the impacts of an OSWTS, situated over an ineffectively profitable aquifer (PPA) with thin subsoil cover, intended to describe emanating impacts on groundwater.   Ground water, inspected from piezometers down-angle of the OSWTS permeation zone, showed spatially sporadic yet transiently reliable contaminant circulations. Electrical resistivity tomography distinguished a region of gross groundwater tainting near the permeation zone and, when joined with seismic refraction and water quality information, demonstrated that invading emanating achieving the water table released to a more profound more penetrable zone of weathered shale laying on more skillful bedrock. Subsurface structure, characterized by geophysics, showed that hoisted substance and microbiological contaminant levels experienced in groundwater tests gathered from piezometers, down-angle of examining focuses with bring down contaminant levels, related to those areas where piezometers were screened near the weathered shale/able shake interface; those promptly up-inclination were excessively shallow, making it impossible to catch this interim, and along these lines the more affected zone of the contaminant tuft. Discontinuous event of fecal marker microscopic organisms more than 100m down angle of the permeation territory recommended generally short travel times. Study discoveries feature the utility of geophysics as a component of multidisciplinary examinations for OSWTS contaminant crest characterisation, while additionally showing the limit of gushing releasing to PPAs to affect groundwater and water quality at remove. Practically identical geophysical reactions saw in comparable settings crosswise over Ireland propose the wonders saw in this investigation are more boundless than already suspected.



Wastewater, Geophysics, Poorly beneficial aquifer, Groundwater quality, Coliforms.

Full Text:


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


EduPedia Publications Pvt Ltd, D-351, Prem Nagar-2, Suleman Nagar, Kirari, Nagloi, New Delhi PIN-Code 110086, India Through Phone Call us now: +919958037887 or +919557022047

All published Articles are Open Access at

Paper submission: or


Mobile:                  +919557022047 & +919958037887


Journals Maintained and Hosted by

EduPedia Publications (P) Ltd in Association with Other Institutional Partners

Pen2Print and IJR are registered trademark of the Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd.