American Journal of Water Science and Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2016

  • Environmental Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution and Human Health Risk

    Mohamed A. Hassaan, Ahmed El Nemr, Fedekar F. Madkour

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: 4 September 2016
    Accepted: 20 October 2016
    Published: 3 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajwse.20160203.11
    Abstract: Heavy metals are normally occurring elements that have a density at least 5 times higher than of water. Their plentiful domestic, industrial, agricultural and technological usages have led to their widespread distribution in the environment; raising worries over their possible impacts on human health and the environment. The toxicity of heavy metal... Show More