Nitrate pollution study in the aquifer of Dakar (Senegal).


Dakar is a peninsula inhabited by a population of about 2 million people in 1996. In some dug wells and piezometers, the nitrate content (NO3.) in the groundwater is above the World Health Organization (WHO) limit of 50 mg/l. In the unconfined part of the aquifer of the peninsula, all the samples from wells are contaminated by high nitrate contents which… (More)


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@article{Tandia2000NitratePS, title={Nitrate pollution study in the aquifer of Dakar (Senegal).}, author={Abderahmane Tandia and E S Diop and Cheikh Becaye Gaye and Yves Travi}, journal={Schriftenreihe des Vereins fur Wasser-, Boden- und Lufthygiene}, year={2000}, volume={105}, pages={191-8} }