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Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments

B. G. Oliver

Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments

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Published by Inland Waters Branch, Dept. of the Environment in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Ottawa River (Québec and Ont.),
  • Water -- Pollution -- Ontario -- Rideau River.,
  • Heavy metals.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.G. Oliver and J. Kinrade.
    SeriesScientific series (Canada. Inland Waters Branch) -- no. 14
    ContributionsKinrade, J., Canada. Inland Waters Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20692478M

    Heavy metal contamination of brown seaweed and sediments from the UK coastline between the Wear river and the Tees river Lorenzo Giusti* Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane. The concentrations of heavy metals in the sediment were found to be in the ranges (mg kg-1): – for Cu, – for Zn, – for Pb, – – for Cd, and – Bq l-1 for Cs. These values correlate to the con-centrations in the river water if expressed by equilibrium distribution coeffi-. heavy metal pollution of river sediments in Guilan in Iran and they found higher concentration of Mn, Fe, Cu, Pb, Zn and Cr in sediment samples. The embanked floodplains of the lower Rhine River in the Netherlands contain large amounts of heavy metals, which is a result of many years of deposition of contaminated overbank sediments (Middelkoop File Size: 2MB. Heavy metal pollution index (HPI) was determined as described below [3]. HPI = Where, W i is the rating or unit weightage for each parameter selected for heavy metal evaluation and is inversely proportional to the recommended standard i.e. highest permissible value for the drinking water (S i) of the heavy metals. The rating is a value between File Size: KB.


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Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments by B. G. Oliver Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments. Ottawa, Inland Waters Branch, Dept. of the Environment, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B G Oliver; J Kinrade.

The concentrations of lead, cadmium, copper, zinc, iron, and mercury in the water, sediment and biota of the Singapore River were determined. The concentration of the various metals in water showed significant variation at different sampling times and there was enrichment oflead by: Lake sediments: a medium for regional geochemical exploration of the Canadian Shield.

Oliver, B. and J. Kinrade (). Heavy Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments book concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments. Inland Waters Branch, Dept.

of the Environment. Sources of Metal and Elemental Contamination of Terrestrial Environments. In: Lepp N.W. (eds Cited by: Metal concentrations have been measured in water and sediments of the Jose Antonio Alzate Reservoir, Mexico, using EDXRF and ICP techniques. Spatial and temporal distributions of total metal levels have been identified; no organised pattern was detected for any particular metal by: The Rideau River Waterway, also known as the Rideau Canal, is a constructed navigation channel that links Ottawa to Kingston, Ontario.

Opened init was designated a Canadian Heritage Site in and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in South of Smiths Falls, the Rideau Canal consists of a series of 14 interconnected lakes, primarily.

The concentration of Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, and Zn metals in water and sediments of Yamuna river were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry in the year The data showed that there was considerable variation in the concentration of elements from one sampling station to the other which may be due to the variation in the quality of industrial and sewage Cited by: Abstract.

The concentrations of Heavy metal concentrations in Ottawa River and Rideau River sediments book, cadmium, copper, zinc, iron, and mercury in the water, sediment and biota of the Singapore River were determined.

The concentration of the various metals in water showed significant variation at different sampling times and there was enrichment of lead by: The concentration and chemical fractionation of globally alarming six heavy metals (Cr, Ni, Cu, As, Cd and Pb) were measured in surface water and sediment of an urban river in by: This study was carried out to examine heavy metals concentration in water and sediment of upstream and downstream of the entry of the sewage to the Tembi River, Iran.

Samples were collected from upstream and downstream and were analyzed for Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Pb, Ni, and Zn by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. The results indicated that the average concentration of the metals in water and Cited by: Table 1 gives the maximum, minimum and mean heavy metal concentrations of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in the three reservoir sediments of the Lot River and in sediments of other polluted sites.

The Lot River reference site (Marcenac) showed mean heavy metal values clearly below those at the other sites listed in Table mean values at Marcenac site were only, and times higher for Cu Cited by: In this study, heavy metal (Pb, Zn, Cu, Cr, Ba, As and Fe) contamination in surface runoff sediments of the urban area of the city of Vilnius was investigated.

The surface runoff sediment samples were collected from seven dischargers with the highest volume rate of water flow and concentrations of suspended Size: KB. The Rideau River (French: Rivière Rideau; Ojibwe: Pasapkedjinawong) is a river in Eastern Ontario, river flows north from Upper Rideau Lake and empties into the Ottawa River at the Rideau Falls in Ottawa, length is kilometres (91 mi).

The river was given the name "Rideau" (curtain) by Champlain, as he wrote inbecause of the appearance of the Rideau Falls. The Country: Canada. The means and ranges of Pb, Zn, Cu, Ni and Co concentrations at different depths within the sediment profiles of the Pearl River estuary are presented in Table 2.

Comparing with the National Coastal Area Background Values of China (see Table 3), the sediments in the Pearl River estuary are enriched in Pb, Zn and Cu.

The enrichment of Pb in Cited by: The concentrations of heavy metals in sediments were found considerably higher than those obtained in river water. Due to the neutral to alkaline nature of the river water, most of the heavy metals have precipitated and settled as carbonates, oxides, and hydroxide bearing sediments, and elevated levels indicate higher exposure risks to the Cited by: Concentrations of barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, iron, lead, manganese, nickel, and zinc were determined in sediment samples collected in at 11 sites in the Ohio River between Pittsburgh.

Heavy metal pollution in aquatic ecosystems is a worldwide environmental problem that has received increasing attention over the last few decades because of its adverse effects 1,2,3,4, in fish tissues.

Metal concentration levels in sediment samples were higher than that of water and fish tissues. The highest amount of metal concentrations in sediment samples among seven stations were determined in Usakbuku (Pb: ppm), Sakarya River (Cu: ppm) and Sariyar (Ni: ppm).Cited by:   The concentrations of various metals (Cr, Cu, Co, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn, and Cd) were determined in recently deposited surface sediments of the Gomati River in the Lucknow urban area.

Markedly elevated concentrations (milligrams per kilogram) of some of the metals, Cd (–), Cu (33–), Ni (45–86), Pb (25–77), and Zn (90–) were by:   Metal accumulation in sediments threatens adjacent ecosystems due to the potential of metal mobilization and the subsequent uptake into food webs.

Here, contents of heavy metals Cited by: Modelling and simulation of heavy metals transport in water and sediments Article (PDF Available) in Environmental engineering and management journal 6(2) March with 6, Reads.

The significant correlation (pmetals and some also show high correlations at pconcentrations of most heavy metals are low, but iron content is higher than the background value and DPR standard for soil/sediment which indicates significant contamination by iron in the water body.

concentrations of heavy metals, such as Fe, Zn, Cu, Cr and Ni were determined in riverine water, sediment and muscle of three fish species, Labeo rohita, Cirrhina mrigala, Catla catla procured from river Ravi at Balloki.

The data obtained after water analysis reflected the order of occurrence of heavy metals to be Fe> Zn >Cu > Cr >Ni. Heavy metals in freshly deposited sediments of the river Subernarekha, India: An example of lithogenic and anthropogenic effects Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Geology 50(3) highest concentrations of heavy metals were found in the Sediment (pconcentrations were found in the water, except for S1 in Dez River.

Table 1. Heavy metal concentrations in the sediment samples (µg/g d. w) of the Dez River. Stations Cd Pb Zn S1(Chal kandi) S2 (Old Bridge) a ± a ± ± a. The mean concentrations of metals in the sediments of the Tembi River downstream have increased in comparison with those in its upstream.

The maximum and minimum levels of concentration are related to Mn in downstream and Cd in upstream areas, respectively (Table 2). Regarding the rise in the concentrations of these metals in downstream water, the higher concentrations in downstream sediment Cited by: Numerous studies have documented heavy metal concentrations in stream sediments caused by contamination sources.

Mantei and Sappington (), Mantei and Coonrod (), and Mantei and Foster () studied the enrichment of heavy metals in river sediments. The Rideau Canal, also known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway, connects Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, to Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River at Kingston, is kilometres in length.

The name Rideau, French for "curtain", is derived from the curtain-like appearance of the Rideau River's twin waterfalls where they join the Ottawa ect: John By. Influence of Sediment Characteristics on Heavy Metal Toxicity in an Urban Marsh - 92 - Meadowlands, and there is now increased interest in preserving the remaining acreage and improving its environmental health.

Wetlands are highly productive ecosystems that usually provide an abundance of food for a diversity of fish and bird species, and. There are a some interesting geological features in the Ottawa area. The northern part of the Rideau River is the youngest part of the waterway (outside of canal altered sections) since, in the immediate post-glacial period, the Ottawa River had a channel to the south of where it is today, across much of urban Ottawa to the Mer Bleue area (where the trace of the old Ottawa River channel can be.

The spatial distribution of 17 metals in the sediments of the Detroit River was established using metal concentrations from a river-wide survey. Four sediments with a range of heavy metal contamination were evaluated including: Duck Lake sediment (Muskegon, MI), San Diego Bay sediment (San Diego, CA), Idaho river bank sediment (Blackbird Mine, ID), and Lake DePue sediment (DePue, IL) (Table 1).

Root fibers and other plant debris were removed through sieving from Duck and DePue sediments. Hence, heavy metals are sensitive indicators for monitoring changes in the water environment. However, to assess the environmental impact of contaminated sediments, information on total concentrations is not sufficient and particular interest is the fraction of the total heavy metal content that may take part in furtherCited by: heavy metals in sediment of Baiyangdian Lake, it was found out that cadmium and lead were very high [12].

Heavy metals in the sediments of Ravi River, Pakistan showed that cadmium concentration ranged from – µg/g, while – µg/g dry weight basis [13].

Furthermore, investigations on the heavyAuthor: Brian Gil, S. Sarinas, Lorna D. Gellada, Eden B. Jamolangue, Marlon R. Teruñez, June Raymund, Peter. Heavy metal inthe lake sediments decreased the sequence of Fe > Ni Cu Cr Pb Cd.

Table 2: The heavy metal concentrations in the Avşar Dam Lake’s water and comparison with guidelines and different literature Mean (±SD) (mg/L). Table 3: The heavy metal concentrations in the Avşar Dam Lake’s sediment and comparision with Sediment Quality Guide.

The aim of this study is to assess the level of heavy metal concentrations and sediment quality in surface sediments of the Buriganga River and to explore the natural and anthropogenic input of heavy metals and to assess the pollution status on the area and to highlight relationships among metals pollution.

METHODS AND MATERIALSFile Size: KB. Following a period of drought, there was a decline in pH and a large increase in concentrations of sulphate and metal ions (Al, Co, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, and Zn) in water draining both peatlands, with extreme concentrations occurring over a period of about two weeks.

Heavy metal distribution has been one of the critical concerns in natural environments due to their toxicity and biomagnification attributes. Lots of regulations have been established to avoid heavy metal concentrations in waters, sediments, and soils exceed quality criteria for environmental by: The difference between heavy metals concentrations in water and sediments is logic because the sediments is the source (as the upper crustal area) and the main storage area of the natural heavy.

ASSESSING THE DISTRIBUTION OF SEDIMENTARY HEAVY METALS IN THE MSUNDUZI RIVER CATCHMENT, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA. Mendy Shozi. MSc. Submitted in fulfilment of the academic requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, in the School of Agricultural, Earth and.

This work presents a procedure that determines the presence and degree of concentration of a group of seven heavy metals (Co, Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn) in the sediments of the River Turia, a typical Mediterranean River, located in the East of the Iberian Peninsula.

The descriptive statistics for the concentrations of heavy metals in the sediments of the Yanghe River are presented in Table 2.

The Shapiro-Wilk test indicated that the concentrations of all of metals followed normal distributions (S-W p > ). The heavy metal background levels in soils of Hebei Province were used as background by: metals and their effects on the Estrela River sediments as a result of human settlement and development in the catchments, as well as their possible impact in Guana-bara Bay.

In order to achieve it, the sediments were analyzed by sequential extraction methods to identify the chemical phases of the heavy metals, and the sedi.Of the metals routinely monitored in the Rideau River at the Kilmarnock site during the period, Al and Pb reported concentrations above the PWQO.

Table 6 summarizes the Al concentrations at the monitored site and show the proportion of samples (86%) are below the guideline, with an average concentration of mg/l.