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Quality of groundwater resources in Afghanistan
Water is the main source of energy production and economy in Afghanistan where agriculture accounts for more than 50% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Access to safe drinking water is still a problem in the ...
Modeling of seawater intrusion in a coastal aquifer of Karaburun Peninsula, western Turkey
Seawater intrusion is a major problem to freshwater resources especially in coastal areas where fresh groundwater is surrounded and could be easily influenced by seawater. This study presents the development of a conceptual ...
High arsenic levels in groundwater resources of Gediz Graben, Western Turkey
(CRC Press, 2016)
Gediz Graben situated in western Turkey is an area containing extensional structures with active tectonics and geothermal systems that serves as a suitable environment for the presence of high levels of arsenic (As) in ...
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 ...