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Selection of Solid Waste Dumping Site for Ludhiana City using Geoinformatics

by Inderpreet Kaur Grewal, J. P. Singh, Harpinder Singh
International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 12 - Number 22
Year of Publication: 2019
Authors: Inderpreet Kaur Grewal, J. P. Singh, Harpinder Singh
10.5120/ijais2019451811

Inderpreet Kaur Grewal, J. P. Singh, Harpinder Singh . Selection of Solid Waste Dumping Site for Ludhiana City using Geoinformatics. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 12, 22 ( July 2019), 7-13. DOI=10.5120/ijais2019451811

@article{ 10.5120/ijais2019451811,
author = { Inderpreet Kaur Grewal, J. P. Singh, Harpinder Singh },
title = { Selection of Solid Waste Dumping Site for Ludhiana City using Geoinformatics },
journal = { International Journal of Applied Information Systems },
issue_date = { July 2019 },
volume = { 12 },
number = { 22 },
month = { July },
year = { 2019 },
issn = { 2249-0868 },
pages = { 7-13 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://www.ijais.org/archives/volume12/number22/1059-2019451811/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijais2019451811 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Inderpreet Kaur Grewal
%A J. P. Singh
%A Harpinder Singh
%T Selection of Solid Waste Dumping Site for Ludhiana City using Geoinformatics
%J International Journal of Applied Information Systems
%@ 2249-0868
%V 12
%N 22
%P 7-13
%D 2019
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

The Ludhiana city has been selected for identification of suitable sites for solid waste dumping/landfilling in the present study using CARTOSAT-I, IRS LISS-IV satellite data for the year 2008-09. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) based methodology was applied in order to identify and select potential suitable sites. The various parameters for the selection of suitable sites such as distance from built-up, forests/plantations, water bodies (river, canals and ponds), transportation along with wasteland, geology and ground water depth were examined. The respective thematic, buffer and classified maps were prepared. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) model was incorporated in a GIS environment to obtain the weightages of different criteria and then they were overlaid according to their priority. The site suitability map for solid waste dumping/landfilling was prepared by considering proximity to the religious and recreational places, lithology, rivers and drains. Five suitable sites were identified out of which, three sites have been proposed and recommended as best suitable site viz. Alamgir, Narangwal and Assi Kalan villages covering an area of 100.78 ha, 50.89 ha and 25.69 ha respectively. Alamgir site situated 10 km away from the center of the city was found to be highly suitable for solid waste dumping for Ludhiana city which can accommodate huge amount of solid waste generated every day.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

AHP Disposal site GIS Solid waste dumping Suitable site