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Water quality assessment for groundwater around amunicipal waste dumpsite

Kayode, O.T and Okagbue, H. I. and Achuka, J.A (2018) Water quality assessment for groundwater around amunicipal waste dumpsite. Data in Brief, 17. pp. 579-587.

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Abstract

The datasetforthisarticlecontainsgeostatisticalanalysisofthe level towhichgroundwaterqualityaroundamunicipalwaste dumpsite locatedinOke-Afa,Oshodi/IsoloareaofLagosstate, southwesternhasbeencompromisedfordrinking.Groundwater samples werecollectedfromeighthand-dugwellsandtwobore- hole wellsaroundornearthedumpsite.ThepH,turbidity,salinity, conductivity,totalhydrocarbon,totaldissolvedsolids(TDS),dis- solvedoxygen,chloride,Sulphate(SO4), Nitrate(NO3) andPhos- phate (PO4) weredeterminedforthewatersamplesandcompared with WorldHealthOrganization(WHO)drinkingwaterstandard. Notably,theturbidity,TDS,chlorideandconductivityofsomeof the sampleswereabovetheWHOacceptablelimits.Also,high quantitiesofheavymetalssuchasAluminumandBariumwere also presentasshownfromthedata.Thedatasetcanprovide insights intothehealthimplicationsofthecontaminantsespe- cially whenthemeanconcentrationlevelsofthecontaminantsare abovetherecommendedWHOdrinkingwaterstandard

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dumpsite Environment Groundwater Geochemical analysis Waste Water Geostatistics
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2018 13:52
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2018 13:52
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10508

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