Water pollution in Chad: Environmental and Heath impact

The Environmental Risks Related To the Release of Industrial and Domestic Toxic Waste in the Aquatic Environment of Chad
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • erschienen am 16. Januar 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 52 Seiten
978-613-3-99330-3 (ISBN)
For the needs of aquatic ecosystems, water quality must be good and environmental and health risks occur when the waters are polluted and become unfit for use. However, water pollution in Chad is due to human activities (domestic, industrial and agricultural waste), and also a natural cause (geological composition of soils, animal dung). This pollution causes long and short-term serious problems to the ecosystem. The long-term risks and symptoms depend on the dose and duration of exposure. Developed diseases often have a chemical origin: lead-related lead poisoning, arsenic, mercury, chromium, nitrate, hydrocarbon-related cancers ... present in water. The main short-term health risks associated with water in Chad are generally infectious. They come from the presence of microorganisms. The effects are generally mild (digestive disorders, mycoses) but may be more important (hepatitis, leptospirosis, typhoid, cholera, legionellosis...). The various forms of pollution, industrial pollution, agricultural pollution, garbage, fecal matter, biomedical waste, human activities are the cause of these problems, but not forging the ineffectiveness of government policies.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 220 mm
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  • Breite: 150 mm
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  • Dicke: 3 mm
  • 94 gr
978-613-3-99330-3 (9786133993303)
6133993308 (6133993308)
Born in Sarh (Chad) in 1988, Allaramadji B. Bantin was educated at the University of Adam Barka of Abéché (Chad), then he went to the University of Bangui (Central African Republic). Now he is following his Ph.D. at the Wuhan University (China) in hydrology and Water Resources. He is the author of several articles published in scientific journals.

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