Water Quality Assessment of Cimanuk River in West Java Using Pollution Index

Ihya Sulthonuddin, Djoko Mulyo Hartono, Suyud Warno Utomo

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Cimanuk river is one of the seven rivers in West Java. Cimanuk river pollution is indicated to have suffered as a result of the activity of domestic waste, industrial and agricultural uncontrolled in the riparian area of Cimanuk river. This research aims to analize water quality of Cimanuk river based on water quality standard on Government Regulation of Republic of Indonesia (IDN), Regulation of the Governor of West Java (WJ), World Health Organization (WHO), Enviromental Standard of United Kingdom (UK), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Enviromental Quality Standard (EQS), and Department of Environment (DOE). This research used pollution index method. The result is water quality of Cimanuk river not meet water quality standard where the TSS (94.85±84,60 mg/L), BOD (9.61±3.16 mg/L), COD (37.69±14.01 mg/L), DO (5.12±1.22 mg/L), NH3N (0.25±0.24 mg/L). Degradation of water quality of Cimanuk river from upstream to downstream marked by increased pollution index value annually. Pollution index of Cimanuk river ranging from 1.25 to 20.31. Water quality status of Cimanuk river has been from lightly polluted to heavilypolluted.

Original languageEnglish
Article number04009
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2018
Event1st Sriwijaya International Conference on Environmental Issues, SRICOENV 2018 - Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia
Duration: 26 Sep 201827 Sep 2018


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