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Assessment of Cadmium, Lead and Iron in Hand Dug Wells of Ilaro and Aiyetoro, Ogun State, South-Western Nigeria

Author Affiliations

  • 1University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, NIGERIA
  • 2 Yaba College of Technology, Lagos State, NIGERIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 1, Issue (9), Pages 1-5, December,18 (2011)

Abstract

Cadmium, lead and iron in hand dug wells were assessed in Ilaro and Aiyetoro area of Ogun state. The mean S.D of the results obtained were cadmium 0.0170.016 mg/l, lead 0.2290.061 mg/l; Iron 1.0762.393 mg/l. It was observed that all the parameters were higher than the standard limits specified for drinking water by WHO. Hence, the well water in the study location is unsuitable for drinking.

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