Compare the following for smell , acidity and colour.
a) Tap Water
b) Pond Water
c) River Water
d) Well Water
e) Lake Water
|Tap Water||Metallic if water system has high mineral concentration and may vary depending upon the type of impurity in it.Like organic matter or may have a smell of disinfactant(chlorine)||pH varies from town to town and cities to city(approx 6.5 -7.5)||Clear if impurity is absent .
else a color of impurity like minerals make it brownish in color .
|Pond Water||algae or swampy for small ponds
Fresh water smell /grassy for large ones
|pH is close to 7.4||blue/green|
|River Water||fresh water smell||7-7.5||Blue|
|Well Water||Mineral smell/ sometimes contains H2S and thus rotten egg smell||6.5 and above||brown|
|Lake Water||smell of lake weeds||approx 7.1||Green|