pISSN:1309 - 6958       eISSN:2146 - 1953
2007, Cilt 23, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 019-020
Evaluation of Heavy Metal Pollution in the Water Resources of Van Province
Süleyman Alemdar1, Sema Ağaoğiu1, Mustafa Alişarlı1, Semiha Dede2
1Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Besin Hijyeni ve Teknolojisi ABD, VAN
2Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Biyokimya ABD, VAN
Keywords: Heavy Metal, Water Resource, Van
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In the present study, heavy metal (Fe, Cu, Zn, Mn, Cd, Cr, Ni and Co) levels of the water resources such as well, stream, fountain, tap and tank water obtained from the city of Van and its provinces were investigated For this purpose, from 100 locations, four times from each locations being at spring, summer, autumn and winter, 366 samples were used as material. According to results; Mn and Cd values in all water samples, Fe values taken from well and fountain samples obtained from city center and its provinces and Zn values taken from wells obtained from city center were not in accordance given in the Turkish Drinking Water Standards, Furthermore, Fe. Mn, Cd and Ni concentrations in fountain samples obtained from city center and its provinces, Mn, Cd and Ni in tap water samples, Mn and Cd in tank water samples and Ni levels in tank water samples obtained from towns were not appropriate given in the related regulations.