Nitrate contamination of alluvial groundwater in the Ziz basin, southeastern Morocco

@inproceedings{Lgourna2014NitrateCO,
  title={Nitrate contamination of alluvial groundwater in the Ziz basin, southeastern Morocco},
  author={Zineb Lgourna and Nathaniel R Warner and L. Bouchaou and Said Boutaleb and T. Tagma and Mohammed Hssaisoune and N. Ettayfi and Avner Vengosh},
  year={2014}
}
Nitrate pollution usually originates from diffused sources, like intensive agriculture and unsewered sanitation or point sources, such as septic tanks and human and animal wastes. This study aims to investigate the degree of the influence of nitrate contaminants sources on groundwater. The groundwater in the Ziz basin has been polluted by municipal wastewater, and agricultural activities. The nitrate concentrations at fifty seven sampling points within the basin, ranged from 0 mg/L to 315.6 mg… CONTINUE READING

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