A preliminary study of the water quality status Along Sungai Mada, Kodiang, Kedah To The Sungai Baru Estuary, Perlis / Faridah Hanum Hj. Badrun, Zailuddin Ariffin and Baharuddin Salleh

Hj. Badrun, Faridah Hanum and Ariffin, Zailuddin and Salleh, Baharuddin (2003) A preliminary study of the water quality status Along Sungai Mada, Kodiang, Kedah To The Sungai Baru Estuary, Perlis / Faridah Hanum Hj. Badrun, Zailuddin Ariffin and Baharuddin Salleh. Jurnal Intelek, 1. pp. 122-126. ISSN 2231-7716

Abstract

A preliminary study was carried out to determine the water quality status along the Sungai Mada irrigation channel at Kodiang, Kedah to the Sungai Baru estuary at Kuala Perils. Nine stations were identified, namely Sg. Mada-Titi Kodiang (SIJ, Sg. Mada-Kg Sena (S2j , Sg.. Mada-Guar Sanji (S3), Long Boh (S4), Utan Aji (S5), Pekan Simpang Empat (S6), Simpang Empat road bridge (S7), Sungai Baru floodgate (S8) and Sungai Baru road bridge (S9). The parameters studied were temperature, dissolved oxygen (DO), salinity, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH and specific conductance (SpC). All these parameters were measured at a depth of about 1.0 m from the water surface. Both temperature and DO parameters generally show results which reflect the time of sampling. Results for pH, salinity,
TDS and SpC show some degree of water quality degradation starting from S7 through the estuary end at S9. Measurements from salinity, TDS, pH and SpC parameters also suggest salt water intrusion to about 3.5 km inland from the Sungai Baru estuary.

Metadata

Item Type: Article
Creators:
Creators
Email / ID Num.
Hj. Badrun, Faridah Hanum
UNSPECIFIED
Ariffin, Zailuddin
UNSPECIFIED
Salleh, Baharuddin
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes > Qualities of water. Water quality > Malaysia
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes > Sources of water supply
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis
Journal or Publication Title: Jurnal Intelek
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Jurnal Intelek (JI)
ISSN: 2231-7716
Volume: 1
Page Range: pp. 122-126
Keywords: Water quality; Estuary; Irrigation; Sungai Mada; Sungai Baru
Date: 2003
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/14715
Edit Item
Edit Item

Download

[thumbnail of AJ_FARIDAH HANUM HJ. BADRUN JI 03.pdf] Text
AJ_FARIDAH HANUM HJ. BADRUN JI 03.pdf

Download (18MB)

ID Number

14715

Indexing

|

Statistic

Statistic details