EFFECT OF CONCENTRATION INCREASING OF Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb AND Zn
IN SOILS IRRIGATED BY WASTE WATERS OF
(REGION OF MEDIOUNA-CASABLANCA-MOROCCO)
F. Matech, F. Zaakour, Z. Chemsi, K. Moustarhfer, H. Mohcine, C. Marrakchi, N. Saber*
Laboratoire de Géologie Appliqué, Géomatique et Environnement, Faculté des Sciences Ben M’sik, Université Hassan II-Mohammedia- Casablanca
* Corresponding author. E-mail: email@example.com
Received: 22 November 2013; revised version accepted: 24 January 2014
Irrigation effect on agricultural land irrigated by Hassar river, wish receiving substantial amounts of domestic and industrial wastewater from the
Agronomic parameters of studied soil shows organic matter content greater than 2%, with an average salinity of 3.33%. From an environmental perspective, the concentrations of trace metals (TME) (Cd (Cadmium), Cr (Chrome), Co (Copper), Pb (Lead) and Zn (Zinc)) show high values ??of Cd and Pb. In comparison with the other elements, Cd presents values ??that increase from upstream to downstream.
Keywords: Waste water; Agricultural soils; Heavy metals; Irrigation; Correlation; Casablanca-Morocco.