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Date: 2013/05/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6066
Description: To assess the effect of a dumpsite on groundwater quality, water samples were obtained from twenty randomly selected hand-dug wells; leachates were also obtained from the dumpsite. Physico-chemical, b ... More
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Date: 2012/02/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5698
Description: In many peri-urban areas of Kenya, potable piped water does not exist and where it does, it is rarely reliable. Thus, in such areas, residents heavily rely on groundwater sources for their daily survi ... More
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Date: 2012/01/12
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6183
Description: The contamination of groundwater sources by pathogenic bacteria poses a public health concern to communities who depend totally on this water supply. In the present study, potentially low-cost filter ... More
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Date: 2011/05/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6244
Description: High levels of nitrate in South African groundwater used for drinking purposes are a cause of concern due to the possible human health risks associated with consuming nitrate contaminated water. In th ... More
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Date: 2011/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5757
Description: Arid and semi-arid regions are prone to severe water inadequacies. They are characterized by little rainfall resulting in several seasonal rivers. Seasonal riverbeds provide opportunity for water to b ... More
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Date: 2011/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5756
Description: There have been continuing efforts to decrease silt deposits due to interstitial blockage in sand-filled reservoirs. However, estimating weir height to allow for deposition of required grain sizes is ... More
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Date: 2010/11/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5758
Description: South Africa water resources are scarce in global terms with mean annual rainfall 50 per cent less than world average of 860 mm/a . On the other hand, increasing economy development and resulting cont ... More
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Date: 2009/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5753
Description: Abstraction of water from the dry river sand-beds is well-known as an alternative source of water during dry seasons. Internally, because of the form of sand particles, voids are created which can sto ... More
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Date: 2008/02/17
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4985
Description: The last few decades have seen dramatic growth in the scale of production and the use of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) as flame retardants. Consequently, PBDEs such as BDE -28, -47, -66, -71, ... More
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Date: 2000/05/28
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6732
Description: The study covered on Mgquba village (Eastern Cape) revealed that 90% of families use drinking groundwater from the standpipes. Seventy four percent of the population use polyethylene (PE) containers a ... More
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