A review of heavy metals in soil and aquatic systems of urban and semi-urban areas in Malawi with comparisons to other selected countries

@inproceedings{Kaonga2017ARO,
  title={A review of heavy metals in soil and aquatic systems of urban and semi-urban areas in Malawi with comparisons to other selected countries},
  author={Chikumbusko Chiziwa Kaonga and I. B. M. Kosamu and Deliwe Dinah Lakudzala and Rex B. Mbewe and Benard Thole and Morris Monjerezi and Russel C G Chidya and Stephen Kuyeli and Samson Sajidu},
  year={2017}
}
Growth of cities in developing countries comes with increasing transportation and industrial activities which may contribute to accumulation of heavy metals in the environment. This paper provides a review of studies on heavy metals in Malawi`s environment, their potential environmental impacts and possible removal methods with comparisons to other selected countries. The reviewed data from Malawi showed that in water samples, heavy metal concentrations were higher than World Health… CONTINUE READING

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