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  • The accumulation of heavy metals by aquatic plants 

    Maharaj, Saroja (2003)
    The pollution of water bodies by heavy metals is a serious threat to humanity. The technique known as phytoremediation is used to clean up these polluted water bodies. The accumulation of heavy metals by aquatic plants ...
  • Ecosystem-specific water quality indices 

    Rangeti, Innocent; Dzwairo, Bloodless; Barratt, Graham James; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francishttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/16085914.2015.1054341, 2015)
    The water quality index (WQI) has emerged as a central tool for analysing and reporting quality trends since 1965. It provides a better overview of water quality variability in a catchment than conventional monitoring ...
  • The evaluation of liquid hydrocarbon contamination of soil around petrochemical tank farms at a Durban refinery 

    Ramluckan, Krishan (2004)
    The primary objective of this study was to determine the levels of liquid hydrocarbon contamination present in the soil within the SAPREF refinery. The secondary objective arising from this was the development of a gas ...
  • A study of toxic metals in kerb-side soils 

    Msukwini, Johannes Themba (2003)
    In urban environments motor vehicles are by far the largest source oflead. In areas subjected to heavy and slow moving vehicular traffic, the amount of lead exhausted may be quite high. Since exhaust fumes settle on ...