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Spatial Distribution And Effect Of Anthropogenic Pollution Sources Along Ikpa River Under Urbanization Expansion
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and Environment Conference Proceedings, 21-24 February 2010, Universidad EARTH, Costa Rica 701P0210cd.(doi:10.13031/2013.29415)
Authors: Obot E Essien
Keywords: Keyword: anthropogenic nps and ps pollution, urbanization/population pressure, degraded stream, WHO/FEPA standards
The Ikpa river and tributaries suffered point source pollution (PS) from msw leachate effluent and sewered municipal wastewater at the upstream subreach (ups) and abattoir wastewater, at the downstream subreach (dns). Other pollutants were washed into the watershed river draining the municipality by extensive overland runoff in the wet season.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)