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Arsenic in groundwater in Western Anatolia, Turkey: a review
(University of Silesia Press 2010, 2010)
Occurrence of arsenic (As) in groundwater has been a major problem worldwide for the last hundred years. Considering its toxic effects on human health, the presence of elevated levels of arsenic in groundwater resources ...
Assessment of water quality related to lead/zinc mines in Umurbey dam basin, Northwestern Turkey
(International Water Association, 2017)
The purpose of this study is to determine hydrochemical properties of the water resources and to assess the potential environmental consequence of the mining activities in Koru and Tesbihdere lead/zinc mine districts, and ...
Hydrogeochemical characteristics of acidic water sources around Can Region, Biga Peninsula, NW Turkey
(Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, 2014)
Acid rock drainage (ARD) is one of the major sources of water pollution in some countries. Densely generation of ARD have been seen around Can Region (Biga Peninsula-NW Turkey) due to altered (silicification, argillic ...
An integrated assessment of water quality in an arsenic containing aquifer: Milestones from hydrogeology to public health
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012)
A multi-disciplinary research is being conducted in Simav Plain, Turkey where an arsenic containing aquifer is at the center of attention. The study is not only aimed to understand the sources and mechanisms of the ...
Effect of urbanization on groundwater resources of Izmir City
İzmir is the third largest city in Turkey. Fiftysix percent of the drinking water of İzmir city is provided from groundwater resources. Halkapınar (located on Bornova Plain) is one of the important groundwater ...
Tracing the relative distribution of arsenic species in groundwater and its association with soil arsenic levels in the Simav Graben area, Turkey
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
A comprehensive hydrogeochemical assessment was conducted in the Simav Plain, Turkey where major health concerns were reported and elevated arsenic (As) levels were previously found. Boreholes drilled in the plain were ...