Ground Water Contamination (Dept. Elec. - II) (181305)  


Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction:
Definition of ground water, aquifers, vertical distribution of subsurface water.
2
Ground water hydraulics:
Darcy’s law, its range of validity, Dupuit Forchheimer assumptions, Applications of Darcy’s law for simple flow systems, Governing differential equations for confined and unconfined aquifers, Steady and unsteady flow solutions for fully penetrating
3
Ground water quality:
Indian and international standards
4
Sources of Ground water pollution:
Sources that are at (i) Ground Level,(ii) Below Ground Level but above Water Table (iii) Below Water Table
5
Transport of Ground Water Contamination
Transport Mechanisms, Dispersion and diffusion, Retardation, Numerical Flow and Transport Modeling
6
Ground water Restoration and Treatment
Source control strategies, Treatment technologies, In situ treatment methods, Pump and treat method, Bioremediation
7
Ground water conservation:
Ground water budget, seepage from surface water, artificial recharge