Groundwater contamination in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria

@inproceedings{Egbinola2014GroundwaterCI,
  title={Groundwater contamination in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria},
  author={Christiana Ndidi Egbinola and Amobichukwu Chukwudi Amanambu},
  booktitle={SpringerPlus},
  year={2014}
}
Groundwater is the main source of water for domestic use in Nigeria because it is perceived to be clean. The presence of geogenic contaminants (arsenic and fluoride), and the level of awareness of their presence in groundwater in Ibadan, Nigeria was examined in this study. A total of one hundred and twenty groundwater samples were collected from hand dug wells which tap into shallow aquifers and their location taken with the aid of a GPS. The concentration of arsenic was determined by Atomic… CONTINUE READING
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