Evaluation of the Abidjan lagoon pollution
AbstractThe Abidjan lagoon pollution evaluation via the physicochemical and biochemical characteristics of effluents pouring in it, in order to take decision concerning the installation of a treatment station was reported. All samples of effluents studied contain high quantity of organic and mineral pollutants except for samples from a hospital (effluent II). However, the analysis of the ratios COD/BOD of the different effluents showed that the corresponding wastewaters have a domestic character and are therefore easily biodegradable.
Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management Vol. 10(3) 2006: 175-181