Groundwater Human Health and Sanitation

  • Seifu Kebede
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


Chemical and biological materials circulating or stored in the environment get to human body via different pathways including the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe, the materials we touch. Groundwaters play a unique role in acting as pathway via which certain exotic chemical and biological materials are introduced into human physiology.


Mineral Water Iodine Content Alkaline Basalt Iodine Deficiency Disorder Thermo Tolerant Coliform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seifu Kebede
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  1. 1. Department of Earth SciencesAddis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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