Status Kualitas Air Sungai Ciambulawung, Banten
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Ciambulawung River is located in the village of Hegarmanah, in the Sub-district of Cibeber, Lebak Regency, Banten Province. Communities around the Ciambulawung River using the river for several purposes such as irrigation farming, settlement activities and micro-hydro. The community activities around the river is a major factor in contributing the sewage into the river. The purpose of this study was to determine the water quality status of Ciambulawung River using water pollution index and NSF WQI. This research examines the physical and chemical parameters of waters with water quality index approach. Analysis of water quality parameters is conducted in the field and laboratory. The advanced data calculations of water quality parameters is done by using Pollution Index and NSF WQI. The pollution index ranged 0.56 to 0.78 and NSF WQI ranged 87-88. Hence these waters are classified as good. Based on pollution index and NSF WQI index it is stated that communities as well as micro-hydro activities do not negatively affect the water quality of Ciambulawung River.