Spatial and temporal variability of surface water pollution in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

@article{Wilbers2014SpatialAT,
  title={Spatial and temporal variability of surface water pollution in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.},
  author={Gert-Jan Wilbers and Mathias Becker and La Thi Nga and Zita Sebesvari and Fabrice G. Renaud},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2014},
  volume={485-486},
  pages={653-665}
}
Surface water pollution in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (MD) could threaten human, animal and ecosystem health given the fact that this water source is intensively used for drinking, irrigation and domestic services. We therefore determined the levels of pollution by organic pollutants, salts, metals and microbial indicators by (bi)monthly monitoring of canals between November 2011 and July 2012 at 32 sampling locations, representing fresh and saline/brackish environments. The results were… CONTINUE READING