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ANALYSIS OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS AND HEAVY METALS IN CRUDE OIL SPILLED CREEKES AND LAKES IN BISENI BAYELSA STATE NIGERIA

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DOI: 10.23977/wsbee.2022.010101 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 281

Author(s)

Ogobiri Godwin 1, Anyalebechi Onyebuchi 2, Ayawei Nimibofa 3

Affiliation(s)

1 Physics Department, Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State
2 Physics Department, University of Port Harcourt Rivers State
3 Chemistry Department Medical University Bayelsa State

Corresponding Author

Ogobiri Godwin

ABSTRACT

Experimental survey has been advanced on the impact of oil spillage in Greeks and Lakes in Biseni community in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The analysis which involves the evaluation of physico-chemical parameters and heavy metals was conducted using Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and other standard methods, shows that Pb, Cr, Cd and Mn as analyzed trace metals were mostly deposited in Fudonbazuno (Fu) lake at values which exceeded their respective permissible limits when compared with international standards (WHO, US-EPA, NIS and ATSDR). BOD was equally high as it ranges from 195mg/l in AM to 108mg/l in FR. For DO, it was 2.05mg/l in FR to 0.72mg/l in AM, indicating pollution and its trend. Other parameters were also estimated. In general assessment, the Greeks and lake were polluted and should be remediated.

KEYWORDS

Physicochemical Parameters, Crude Oil Spill, Biseni

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Ogobiri Godwin, Anyalebechi Onyebuchi, Ayawei Nimibofa, ANALYSIS OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS AND HEAVY METALS IN CRUDE OIL SPILLED CREEKES AND LAKES IN BISENI BAYELSA STATE NIGERIA. Water-Soil, Biological Environment and Energy (2022) Vol. 1: 1-9. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/wsbee.2022.010101.

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