International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research

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Impact of Urbanization On Groundwater Quality - A Case of Kochi Municipal Corporation Area

Author(s) Hyderali M S, Devika K C
Country India
Abstract This research delves into the intricate relationship between urbanization and groundwater quality by conducting a comprehensive analysis of literature case studies from Trichy, Bhubaneswar and Lahore. The primary objective is to elucidate the strategies employed, challenges faced, and ultimately, to formulate recommendations and guidelines for mitigating the impact of urbanization on groundwater resources. Drawing on a synthesis of existing literature, the study reveals diverse urbanization scenarios, highlighting unique challenges in each case study. The analysis identifies common threads, including the impact of population density, industrialization, and land-use changes on groundwater quality. Furthermore, it underscores the role of local geological and hydrogeological conditions in shaping city-specific challenges in Kochi municipal corporation area. Based on these insights, the research formulates recommendations and guidelines to alleviate the adverse effects of urbanization on groundwater quality of Kochi municipal corporation area. Guidelines encompass integrated urban planning, sustainable water management practices, and the implementation of effective waste disposal and sewage systems. The formulated recommendations and guidelines provide a foundation for policymakers, urban planners, and local communities to adopt proactive measures, fostering sustainable urban development and preserving groundwater resources in the face of ongoing urban expansion in Kochi municipal corporation area .
Keywords Urbanization, Impact of urbanization, Urban sustainability, Sustainable Water Management, Community engagement, Water quality.
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-14
Cite This Impact of Urbanization On Groundwater Quality - A Case of Kochi Municipal Corporation Area - Hyderali M S, Devika K C - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20181
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