Assessment of Water Quality in Isaka, Okrika Nigeria

Authors : Ogolo, lbinabo; Abam,Tamunoene Kingdom Simeon; Ujile, Awajiogak Anthony

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 9 - September

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Coastal communities have been heavily influenced by anthropogenic pollution. These environmental issues include the enrichment of water with organic matter leading to eutrophication and pollution by industrial chemicals and oils. This study investigated groundwater, surface water, sediment and soil. Water samples were collected from two boreholes, one hand-dug well, river water, water sediment and top soil located in Isaka Town, Okrika Local Government Area, Rivers State, Nigeria, where the entire population rely only on groundwater from boreholes, worst still, the lack of public power supply and the possible breakdown of generating sets used in pumping water from the borehole oftentimes make the people susceptible to the use of unprotected hand dug wells. Prescribed international procedures were mocrobiological parameters of each of

Keywords : Water Quality, Salinity, Groundwater, Surface water, Isaka, Okrika, Nigeria.


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