Heavy Metals Assessment in Water Reservoirs Reinforced By Służewiecki Stream
Małgorzata Wojtkowska , Ewa Karwowska , Iwona Chmielewska , K. Wawer
AbstractThe 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.
|Journal series||International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, ISSN 2248-9622|
|No||11 Part 6|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||copper, cadmium, water reservoirs, bottom sediments, ecotoxicological evaluation|
|Score|| = 0.0, 04-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal|
= 5.0, 04-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
|Publication indicators||= 1.0|
|Citation count*||1 (2019-03-23)|
* presented citation count is obtained through Internet information analysis and it is close to the number calculated by the Publish or Perish system.