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An Hydrochemical Answer To A Legislative Demand Involving Health Risk Related To Water Quality

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EHR010161

Volume

5

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

878 kb

Author(s)

D.M. Bonotto and L. Caprioglio

Abstract

An hydrochemical answer to a legislative demand involving health risk related to water quality D. M. Bonotto and L. Caprioglio Departamento de Petrologia e Metalogenia, Institute de Geociencias e Ciencias Exatas-UNESP, Brazil. Abstract Effluents and surface waters around an area involved with the inking of tissues at Itatiba municipality, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, were chemically analyzed with the purpose of evaluating the influence on the water quality of the chemicals released, as well to provide answers to legislative requirements related to the Sao Paulo State Register 997 published on 31 May 1976. 1 Introduction Modifications in the surface water quality due to industrial activities taking place at Sao Paulo State, southeastern Brazil, are commonly occurring as a consequence of an accentuated economic development without appropriated planning of their effects in the environment. In many circumstances, the number and the great diversity of problems do not allow

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