Evaluation of Groundwater Characteristics of Sabba Qusour Area Northeast of Baghdad Using the Canadian Water Quality Index (CCME WQI)
The study dealt with the evaluation of groundwater properties And an indication of its suitability for drinking water according to international and Iraqi standards. As well as for irrigation of 21 wells in the Sabba Qusour area، northeast of Baghdad، using the Canadian Water Quality Index (CCME WQI)، Only five wells recorded value within the first evidence category within the excellent classification. It is a well-protected water that is far from pollution and close to ideal waters. While nine wells are in the category of the fifth index within the classification of poor water، which is permanently exposed to pollution and is far from ideal at all times. And three wells were recorded in the fourth category (doubtful)، which is water that is frequently polluted and is often far from ideal when compared to the purpose of drinking and irrigation together. It varied for the rest of the wells، and the average value of the Canadian Water Quality Index (CCME WQI) for drinking water according to international standards was recorded (54.53)، and for Iraqi specifications (52.46)، while when compared to irrigation (58.75)، It is thus within the category of the fourth evidence، and it is questionable water that is frequently polluted and is often far from ideal.
Key words: (Baghdad، Canadian Water Quality Index، Sabba Qusour).
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