Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 196

Table of Content: September 2012; 4(11)

September 2012

Quality of packaged drinking water produced in Warri Metropolis and potential implications for public health

  Five brands of popular packaged water produced in Warri have been screened for coliform, physical and selected chemical characteristics, including cadmium, chromium and lead for the objective of determining potability using appropriate methods. Sachets and bottled water samples were collected from production plants, wholesale outlets and street hawkers. The results were in the following range: pH, 7.1 to 8.2;...

Author(s): Irwin Anthony Akpoborie and Ayo Ehwarimo

September 2012

Removal of heavy metals from industrial effluents by water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes)

  A study was carried out using water hyacinth as a pollution monitor for the simultaneous removal of heavy metals such as copper (Cu), cadmium (Cd), iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), lead (Pb), chromium (Cr) and aluminium (Al). Effluents were collected from eight industries including paint, textiles, aluminium, galvanizing and battery industries situated in Lagos State, Nigeria. After cultivation of the plant for seven...

Author(s): Abolanle S. Adekunle, Olusegun O. Odukoya, Joseph G. Ayenimo, John A. O. Oyekunle, Winston O. Doherty, Bhekie B. Mamba and Michael S. Akanni