Metal concentrations of river water and sediments in West Java, Indonesia.

@article{Yasuda2011MetalCO,
  title={Metal concentrations of river water and sediments in West Java, Indonesia.},
  author={Masaomi Yasuda and Yustiawati and M Suhaemi Syawal and Md Tajuddin Sikder and Toshiyuki Hosokawa and Takeshi Saito and Shunitz Tanaka and Masaaki Kurasaki},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={87 6},
  pages={669-73}
}
To determine the water environment and pollutants in West Java, the contents of metals and general water quality of the Ciliwung River in the Jakarta area were measured. High Escherichia coli number (116-149/mL) was detected downstream in the Ciliwung River. In addition to evaluate mercury pollution caused by gold mining, mercury contents of water and sediment samples from the Cikaniki River, and from paddy samples were determined. The water was not badly polluted. However, toxic metals such as… CONTINUE READING