As per the data available from the National Water Quality Database (MIS for National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), there are 7 habitations in the district of Shamli with a higher level of Iron and 8 habitations with a pH level above the permissible limit. Thus, it was important to identify and assess the water quality in the region.
The study revealed a genuine water quality problem in the region. The causes emerged as being due to pesticides, excess iron, industrial effluents and bacterialogicial contamination.
Recommendations on each of these problems was given by the team.