Hyderabad: The Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) would be monitoring water quality in River Godavari to assess the water quality between July 14 and 25. Every day five samples would be collected at three points - bathing ghat both upstream and downstream, said N Raveendhar, TSPCB senior environmental scientist said her on Monday, “The samples would be collected from 12 ghats in Nizamabad, Adilabad, Warangal, Khammam and Karimnagar and sent for analysis to regional offices the same day,” he said The samples would be collected from Kandakurthi, Pochampad, Tadpakal ghats in Nizamabad district. 


Dharmapuri, Ramagundam at Godavarikhani, Manthani and Kaleshwaram in Karimnagar district, at Basara and Mancherial in Adilabad district, at Eturunagaram in Warangal, Manuguru and Bhadrachalam in Khammam district. The TSPCB had already collected samples from 12 ghats and would compare the samples that would be collected during Godavari Pushkarams. 

 

A senior official of TSPCB said it would take a month for the report to obtain. Respective zonal offices would be analysing the samples. In comparison to the previous study, officials felt that this time the results would be different. The last time due to floods a lot of waste was washed away but this time around the shortage of water in the river may throw up interesting data.