Aspects of the Hydro-geochemistry of Groundwater in Agbor/Owa Communities of Delta State, Nigeria

The capacities of barium, calcium, sodium, sulphate, phosphate, and cyanide in groundwater in Boji-Boji (BB) field and suburbs of Ika land, Delta state, Nigeria, were examined. Without some form of situation, groundwater is the basic beginning of water for the natives of these societies. The significance concerning this exercise search out study few facets of the hydro-geochemistry of groundwater in these societies to enact allure excellence for devouring and the tenable comfort of people as political whole. There are 55 borehole water sites spread across these five sample substitute-districts. Solar Unicam flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer was used to analyse the ore ions. The colorimetric pattern was used to decide the sulphate, phosphate, and cyanide cargos. The results show the ghost of sodium, calcium, sulphate, and phosphate. However, barium and cyanide were beneath the discovery limit. Second, the level of water held a larger ratio of calcium and sulphate than sodium and phosphate.Third, a mean percentage advantage of 0,018 and 0.158 were noticed for Na+/Ca2+ and PO43-/SO42- individually. Fourth, sodium had a forceful equating accompanying all of the different limits. Finally, the concentrations of the intentional limits are beneath the WHO’s maximum contaminator levels, meaning that the water is innocent analytes. However, the sodium concentrations in many sample fields stretch to cause concern from a fitness belief.

Author(s) Details:

Hector H. Oyem,
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Delta, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria.

Ifeanyi M. Oyem,
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delta, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria.

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Keywords: Groundwater, hydrogeochemistry, Agbor/Owa, sodium, calcium, sulphate, phosphate

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