Monitoring the impact of urban effluents on mineral contents of water and sediments of four sites of the river Ravi, Lahore

@article{Shakir2013MonitoringTI,
  title={Monitoring the impact of urban effluents on mineral contents of water and sediments of four sites of the river Ravi, Lahore},
  author={Hafiz Abdullah Shakir and Javed Iqbal Qazi and Abdul Shakoor Chaudhry},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={2013},
  volume={185},
  pages={9705-9715}
}
We assessed the impact of urban effluents on the concentrations of selected minerals (Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Pb, Zn, Mn, Ni, and Hg) in river Ravi before and after its passage through Lahore city. Water and sediment samples were collected from three lowly to highly polluted downstream sites (Shahdera (B), Sunder (C), and Balloki (D)) alongside the least polluted upstream site (Siphon (A)) during high and low river flow seasons. All the mineral concentrations increased up to site C but stabilized at… CONTINUE READING
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