E3S Web Conf.
Volume 17, 20179th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2017
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||24 May 2017|
Methods of assessment of stormwater sediments quality
Kielce University of Technology, Department of Environmental, Geomatics and Energy Engineering, aleja Tysiąclecia Państwa Polskiego 7, 25-314, Kielce, Poland
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Concentration of heavy metal (cadmium, copper, chromium, nickel, lead and zinc) in sediments collected from the stormwater treatment plant located in the urbanised catchment were investigated using geo-accumulation index and enrichment factor to determine metal accumulation and pollution status. Total metal concentrations varied widely in studied materials and the mean values were higher than their background values. The Igeo results indicate that tested sediments were uncontaminated with respect to Cd. The study area is moderately to strongly contaminated with Zn, Pb and Cu. The other elements are within the scope moderate contamination.
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