Monitoring of Ground Waters and their Impact in Drinking Water in Some Villages around the Mine "Trepça"
Due to the great natural and underground resources, Kosovo has been part of its economic development oriented towards the development of the mining sector. The greatest exploitation of these resources occurred especially during the 70's and 80's, where as a consequence, many problems have also been inherited in the field of environment. First of all, the environmental impact of industrial wastes, industrial plants, mining landfills, agricultural landfills, etc. should be highlighted.The study
... lighted.The study consists of physico-chemical, bacteriological analysis and determination of heavy metals in underground waters in some villages around the Trepça mine (Melenicë, Maxherë, Mazhiq, Stantërg, Zjaqë and Vllahi). Physico-chemical and bacteriological analyzes were conducted at the National Institute of Public Health in Mitrovica, whereas the determination of metals was done at the Mining Laboratory with Flotation "Trepça" in Mitrovica. Qualitative assessment consisted of analyzing the most important indicators and comparing them with drinking water standards according to the Standards of Direc. 98/83 EC, WHOs. From the laboratory data it turns out that the water that emanates from these villages is polluted water as a result of high levels of physico-Evaluating ... Dazhi Sun et al. chemical and microbiological parameters, where in some villages the main problem is the presence of bacteria and metals. The source in the well near the elementary school in Stantërg village according to analyzes and the results obtained results as drinking water.