Adaptability of River Omi as a Source of Water Supply to Idi-Osan, Egbeda Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria


Authors : Adediran, Hazzan Abioye; Abdulsalam, MayowaBasit

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 12 - December

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Idi-osan community is a fast-growing settlement that deserves provision of the needed social amenities that will make life worth living for the residents, potable water inclusive. This research assesses the visibility of the use of the Omi River to alleviate water supply within the Idi-Osan community, it determines the water quality of the river and comparison to Surface-water standards. Samples collected across the section of the river where it cut across the community were subjected to tests to ascertain the potability ofthe Omi River for domestic use.The results demonstrate that the dissolved oxygen and pH are following both the World Health Organization and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations, however, the alkalinity is not.

Keywords : River, Surfacewater standard, Water quality.

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