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Some Aspects of Groundwater Quality in Najran Town, Kigdom of Saudi Arabia

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This paper aims to determine the groundwater quality at Najran town and nearby villages, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Physical and chemical analyses have been carried out for seven groundwater samples collected from Najran area. This study indicates that the groundwater quality in the study area is fit for human purposes except at few localities which contain high amounts of total dissolved solids (TDS) and electrical conductivity (EC) above the permissible limits of the World Health Organization standards. The groundwater is also fit for irrigation purpose and agricultural use.

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Ahmed, A. , Alwadie, A. and Ibrahin, A. (2015) Some Aspects of Groundwater Quality in Najran Town, Kigdom of Saudi Arabia. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101833.

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