Heavy Metals Assessment in Water Reservoirs Reinforced By Służewiecki Stream

Małgorzata Wojtkowska , Ewa Karwowska , Iwona Chmielewska , K. Wawer

Abstract

The study concerned copper and cadmium contamination in bottom sediments of selected surface water reservoirs at the urban area. The concentrations of the metals in sediments was up to 20-times higher compared with a geochemic al background. Based on ecotoxicological evaluations, the toxic impact of cadmium in tested sediments can occur frequently, while for copper–it can sometimes be observed.The sediments can be classified as heavily polluted and dangerous to water biota, especially for sediment-dwelling organisms. The accumulation of metals migrating with the Służewiecki stream in reinforced reservoirs can result in their anthropopressure-related degradation.
Author Małgorzata Wojtkowska ZIBJŚ
Małgorzata Wojtkowska,,
- Department of Informationa Science and Environment Quality Research
, Ewa Karwowska ZB
Ewa Karwowska,,
- Department of Biology
, Iwona Chmielewska WIŚ
Iwona Chmielewska,,
- Faculty of Building Services, Hydro and Environmental Engineering
, K. Wawer
K. Wawer,,
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Journal seriesInternational Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, ISSN 2248-9622
Issue year2016
Vol6
No11 Part 6
Pages12-15
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishcopper, cadmium, water reservoirs, bottom sediments, ecotoxicological evaluation
URL http://www.ijera.com/papers/Vol6_issue11/Part-6/C0611061215.pdf
Languageen angielski
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Ministerial score (2013-2016) [Punktacja MNiSW (2013-2016)] = 5.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal - czasopismo zagraniczne spoza list
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