Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 189

Full Length Research Paper

Seasonal variation of elemental, physicochemical and microbiological characteristics of the stream water around hospital waste dumpsite in Ilesa, South-western Nigeria

O. T. Fakoya
  • O. T. Fakoya
  • Department of Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
E. A. Oluyemi
  • E. A. Oluyemi
  • Department of Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
I. O. Olabanji
  • I. O. Olabanji
  • Department of Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
C. N. Fakorede
  • C. N. Fakorede
  • Department of Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 08 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 18 August 2017
  •  Published: 30 November 2017

References

Abiona OO, Adebanjo JA, Anifowose AJ, Abdulla JO, Bamigbelu OR (2012). Impact Assessment of pollution from Metal Concentration in water and Fish. Nat. Sci. 8:10.

 

Adewoye SO (2010). Effects of detergent effluent discharges on the aspect of water quality of Asa River, Ilorin, Nigeria. Agric. Biol. J. N. Am. 1(4):731-736.

 
 

Akter N (2000). Medical waste management: A review. Pathumthani, Thailand. Asian Institute of Technology. Retrieved from: View.

 
 

APHA (1998). Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 18th Edition. Washington. 1220:45-60.

 
 

ATSDR (2000). Toxicological profile for manganese (update). Draft for public comment. Atlanta, GA, US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

 
 

Canfield DE, Linda SB, Hodgson LM (1984). Relations between color and some limnological characteristics of Florida lakes. Water Res. Bull. 20:323-329.
Crossref

 
 

Diaz LF, Savage, GM, Eggerth LL (2005). Alternative for the treatment and disposal of healthcare waste in developing countries. Waste Manage. 25:626-637.
Crossref

 
 

Ekiz C (2005). The effect of iron deficiency anaemia on the function of the immune system. Hematol. J. 5:579
Crossref

 
 

Fakorede CN, Igbenughu OA, Odeyemi O (2013).The Effect of a Nigerian Brewery Effluent on Two Receiving Streams. Nat. Sci. 11(5):95-102.

 
 

Forbes BA, Sahm BF, Weissfeld AS (2007). Bailey & Scott's diagnostic microbiology.12th ed. St. Louis, MO, USA, Mosby Elsevier.

 
 

Goyer RA (1986).Toxic effects of metals. In: Cassarett and Doull's Toxicology. The basic science of poisons.3rd ed. McGraw-Hill, New York.

 
 

Jarup L (2003). Hazards of Heavy Metal Contamination. Br. Med Bull, 68:167-182.
Crossref

 
 

Khairiah T, Zalifah MK, Yin YH, Aminath A (2004). The Uptake of Heavy Metals by Fruit type Vegetables, Grown in Selected Agricultural Areas. Pak. J. Biol. Sci. 7(2), 1438-1442.

 
 

Laurent M, Pascal RO, Jean PT (2011). Heavy metals in soil on spoil heap of an abandoned lead ore treatment plant, SE Congo- Brazzaville. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Tech. 5(2):89-97.

 
 

Mayet MAG (1993). Domestic Waste Generation in the Urban Core of the Durban Functional Region. Masters Thesis, Department Of Civil Engineering, University Of Kwazulu.

 
 

Minor EC, Pothen J, Dalzell BJ, Abdulla H, Mopper K (2006). Effects of salinity changes on the photodegradation and ultraviolet-visible absorbance of terrestrial dissolved organic matter. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51:2181-2186.
Crossref

 
 

Odewande AA, Abimbola AF (2008). Contamination indices and heavy metal concentrations in urban soil of Ibadan metropolis, Southwestern Nigeria. Environ. Geochem Health (30):243-254.

 
 

Ogunfowokan AO, Okoh EK, Adenuga AA, Asubiojo OI (2005). An assessment of the impact of point source pollution from University sewage treatment Oxidation pond on a receiving stream – a preliminary study. J. Appl. Sci. 5(1):36-43.
Crossref

 
 

Peuranen S, Vuorinen PJ, Vuorinen M, Hollender A (1994). The effects of iron, humic acids and low pH on the gills and physiology of brown trout (Salmo Trutta), Ann. Zool. Fenn. 31:389-396.

 
 

Radojevic M, Bashkin VN (1999). Practical Environmental Analysis.The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, P 466.

 
 

Senior BW (2006). Examination of water, milk, food and air. In: Colle J.G., Duguid J.P, Faster A.G., Marmion, B.P, Simmons, A. (Eds). Mackie and McCartney Practical Medical Microbiology, pp. 883-892.

 
 

Sharholy M, Ahmad MK, Mahmood G, Trivedi RC (2008). Municipal Solid Waste Management in Indian Cities – A review. Waste Manage. 28(2):459-467.
Crossref

 
 

Standard Organisation of Nigerian (SON) (2008). Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality. ICS 13.060.20 Standard Organisation of Nigerian, SON.

 
 

Vivan EL, Blamah NV, Ezemokwe I, Okafor CI (2011). An Assessment of Hospital Waste Management in Some Selected Hospitals in Zonkwa District of Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Int. J. Environ. Stud. 1(2):23-28.

 
 

World Health Organization (WHO) (2004). World Health Organization. Guidelines for Drinking water Quality. Third Edition, Vol. 1. Recommendation WHO: Geneva, Switzerland 2004. P 515.

 
 

World Health Organization (WHO) (2005). Safe Healthcare Waste Management Policy by WHO. Waste Manage. 25:568-569.

 
 

World Health Organization (WHO) (2006). Guidelines for Drinking water Quality: Incorporation First Addendum. Vol 1, Recommendations, Geneva, Switzerland- 3rd Ed.