Water quality of Bakun Reservoir

Angela Sanoh, Tawan (2014) Water quality of Bakun Reservoir. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study on water quality was conducted on 8-9 November 2013 and 26-27 February 2014. Three sampling stations were selected at three different depths which represent the water body of the Bakun reservoir. The study is important because there is still not much research on the water quality at Bakun reservoir since the filling started in since 2010.The ex-situ parameters that has been conducted are total suspended solid (TSS), five-days biochemical oxygen demand (BOD5 ), chemical oxygen demand (COD), nitrite-nitrogen (NO,), nitrate-nitrogen (NO,), total kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN), dissolved reactive phosphorus (PO-P), total phosphorus, ammonia-nitrogen (NH3N) and total sulfide. The water quality is different between subsurface and deeper water as pH, temperature, DO, conductivity, turbidity, total suspended solid (TSS), Five-days Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BODs), chemical oxygen demand (COD), Nitrite-Nitrogen (NO5), Nitrate-Nitrogen (NO;), Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN), dissolved reactive phosphorus (PO±), Total Phosphorus, Ammonia-Nitrogen (NH+N) and total sulfide were significantly different among depths. All parameters showed increasing value as the depth increases except for DO, pH and temperature.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2014.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bakun reservoir, water quality, dam, Wat River, Belepeh River, Pejaran River
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Patrick
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2021 09:30
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2021 09:30
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34119

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