Influence Of Grey Water As Mixing Water On Properties And Strength Of Cement
Rajesh T. Peche, Dr. Sanjay S. Jamkar, Dr. Parag A. Sadgir
Keywords: cement, concrete, grey water, mixing water
ABSTRACT: From the immemorial time water has been the part of all basic human activities. The water we are most concerned with is fluid and fresh and is least available. As economic activities are growing, the demand of water is also growing. At the same time increase in population is lowering per capita availability of fresh water. Exploiting more and more water resources would put more pressure on environment- ecology which has already become fragile. As per all codes of concrete the water used for mixing and curing should possibly be the potable water. Constructional activities play major role in infrastructural development. Water has undisputed important place in civil construction and so far no alternative to water is available.Chemical limits of water for concrete, suggested by different codes of concrete indicate that non potable water can be used as mixing water. Reuse of non-potable water like grey water can reduce the pressure on fresh water resources.On this background, investigations on all possible uses of all types of waste water in construction industry, is the need of the hour. Present study has been conducted to investigate the inﬂuences of use of grey water o properties of cement.
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