Assessment of the Distribution and their Health Risk of Trace Metals in Tsaeda Agam River, Mekelle City, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Kidu Mezgebe Abraha Gebrekidan
2015 Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology  
The study was conducted to assess the contamination of Tsada Agam River by trace metals. Trace metals were found in water samples in the following concentrations (in mg/L): Co, 0.02-0.03; Pb, 0.01-0.06; Zn, 0.21-0.50; Fe, 0.30-5.18; Mn, 0.10-0.15; Cu, 0.015-0.018 and Cd, 0.01-0.015. Trace metals were also found in soil samples (in mg/kg): Cu, 34.
doi:10.4172/2161-0525.1000283 fatcat:tfquqd3x4fgotnwdlfj4fyh7ny