Articles | Volume 7, issue 2
Solid Earth, 7, 703–711, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-703-2016
Solid Earth, 7, 703–711, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-703-2016
Research article
29 Apr 2016
Research article | 29 Apr 2016

Effect of polluted water on soil and plant contamination by heavy metals in El-Mahla El-Kobra, Egypt

Esawy Kasem Mahmoud and Adel Mohamed Ghoneim

Viewed

Total article views: 5,681 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
1,487 4,014 180 5,681 152 152
  • HTML: 1,487
  • PDF: 4,014
  • XML: 180
  • Total: 5,681
  • BibTeX: 152
  • EndNote: 152
Views and downloads (calculated since 08 Feb 2016)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 08 Feb 2016)

Cited

Latest update: 06 Jul 2022
Download
Short summary
Delta drains receive high concentrations of organic and inorganic pollutants from industrial, domestic as well as diffuse agricultural waste water. High priority should be given to Zefta and drain no.5 sites which receive high loads of pollutants. This was confirmed by the lower water quality and polluted soils, especially by heavy metals in the El-Mahla El-Kobra area.