Journal of Oceanography and Marine Research

Journal of Oceanography and Marine Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-3103

Iyeh Veronica A

Department of Plant Biology, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    Assessment of the Effect of Leachates on Ground Water Supplies in Selected Locations in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Akanbi Gada Mariam A*, Olawepo Gabriel K, Iyeh Veronica A and Ogundele Susan B

    Ground water pollution as a result of anthropogenic activities of man in the environment is increasing on a daily basis and this comes with some negative environmental and health impacts on man. Due to the impacts of leachate on groundwater and other water supplies, its importance has gained much attention in recent times. Well water sample were collected from wells in four sites selected from Osogbo, Osun State Nigeria. Ten samples each were collected from the four sites. The sites were Oke Baale area of the city (control), Oke-fia area of the state capital, where three sites were identified based on proximity to landfills. Analyses of physiochemical parameters and Heavy metals were done on the collections. Data were subjected to Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to separate the means and in case (s) of significant difference in means, data were further subjected to .. View More»

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