ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Kandaleru / Upputeru estuary

 

Kandaleru / Upputeru estuary

 

Name_of_the_estuary
Kandaleru / Upputeru estuary
Name_of_the_river
Kandaleru / Upputeru
Place
Krishnapattinam
District
Nellore
State
Andhra Pradesh
Latitude
14° 15’N
Longitude
80° 18’E
Important_land_marks
Buckimgham canal
Length
 
Width
20–60 m
Average_Depth
2–4 m
Tidal_Amplitude
0.75–1 m
Type_of_the_estuary
 
Water_temperature
28–30.8°C
Nature_of_the_substratum
Clayey Sandy
pH
8.2–8.3
Salinity
10–18 ppt
Alkalinity
168–200 ppm
Dissolved_oxygen
3.8–4.9 mg/l
BOD
18.0–19.6 mg/l