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Modelling heavy metals in the Buriganga River System, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Impacts of tannery pollution control

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Heavy metal pollution from tanneries is a global problem in many rapidly developing economies. Effluent discharges into rivers cause serious problems for water quality, damaging ecology and threatening the livelihoods of people, especially in developing urban centres which often have a high concentration of factories. The industry intensive capital area of Bangladesh is impacted with high levels of metals pollution in rivers in the Greater Dhaka Watershed. Sampling and modelling studies have ...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Science of the Total Environment More from this journal
Volume:
697
Article number:
134090
Publication date:
2019-08-27
Acceptance date:
2019-08-22
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EISSN:
1879-1026
ISSN:
0048-9697
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2019-11-02

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