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Speciation of heavy metals in water from the Uganda side of Lake Victoria
(International Journal of Environmental Studies, 2010-02)
Different forms of copper Cu, zinc Zn, lead Pb and cadmium Cd in water from the Uganda side ofLake Victoria (25°C, pH 6.75–7.18), the second largest inland freshwater lake in the world, havebeen studied ...
Heavy metal contamination in vegetables cultivated on a major urban wetland inlet drainage system of Lake Victoria, Uganda
(International Journal of Environmental Studies, 2010-06)
The population of the Ugandan capital, Kampala, located close to Lake Victoria, appears to be exposed to risk of ingesting the heavy metals Cadmium (Cd) and Lead (Pb) through vegetables in their diet. Lake Victoria is ...
Ineffectiveness of Nakivubo wetland in filtering out heavy metals from untreated Kampala urban effluent prior to discharge into Lake Victoria, Uganda
(African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2010-12)
The population of the Ugandan capital city of Kampala has dramatically increased since the political turmoil of the 1970s and with it a considerable rise in industrialisation. Few manufacturing plants, however, have ...