Seasonal fluctuation in heavy metal pollution in Iran's Siahroud River. A preliminary study.

@article{Charkhabi2005SeasonalFI,
  title={Seasonal fluctuation in heavy metal pollution in Iran's Siahroud River. A preliminary study.},
  author={Amir H Charkhabi and Mohamad Sakizadeh and Gholamreza Rafiee},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={264-70}
}
BACKGROUND The management of its available water resources has become a key issue for Iran. During the last few decades, the water quality of Siahroud River in the coastal plain of the Caspian Sea in Gilan Province in Northern Iran has significantly degraded. The scarcity of water has been compounded by rapid population growth and increasing pollution from fertilizers, pesticides, and municipal and industrial wastes. One of the sources of this degradation is the movement of heavy metals from… CONTINUE READING
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