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Table 4 Mean values of physico-chemical parameters in water samples collected from built wells and drains

From: Anopheles culicifacies breeding in polluted water bodies in Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka

Parameter (Unit) Breeding habitat
Built wells (n = 25) Drains (n = 20)
Turbidity (NTU) 9.050 ± 0.636 117.1 ± 60.2
Conductivity (μs/cm) 2475 ± 403 2686 ± 950
Salinity (mg/l) 1256 ± 226 1363 ± 505
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) (mg/l) 2475 ± 403 1803 ± 740
pH 8.0 ± 0.84 8.46 ± 0.41
Total Dissolved Oxygen (DO) (mg/l) 14.24 ± 0.56 3.282 ± 0.582
  1. Mean ± standard deviation.