Study of River Water Quality and Quantity Pangkajene for Irrigation Pangkep District - Indonesia

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Author(s) Johannes Patanduk
Pages 165-169
Volume 3
Issue 2
Date February, 2013
Keywords Water Quality, Water Quantity, Irrigation


Purpose of this research is the study of the quality and quantity of river water to match its usefulness, utilization of proper water and met at the River irrigation area Pangkajene Pangkep District of South Sulawesi province. The method used in this research that starts from data collection climatological, hydrological data, calculation of irrigation water requirements, calculate the quantity of discharge mainstay, analyzed the water balance, water sampling, laboratory testing of water samples, and then analyze the results obtained. River water quality testing results on the examination Pangkajene Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) exceeds water quality standards with quality grade IV. Water Quality Standards Regulation No.69 2010 Governor of South Sulawesi, it describes the effects of pollution from human and industrial waste that are around the River Pangkajene so advised domestic wastewater should not be discharged directly into the river / water processed first and all manufacturers of industrial waste required to have a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). based on the analysis of the quantity of discharge showed significant fluctuations of the river Pangkajene, water balance and water shortages occur in June I, II, July I, August I, II, and September I, II.dan recommended to plant crops in the coming months who have less discharge so as to reduce the occurrence of water shortages.

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