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Diffuse Sources of Pollution by Toxic Metals and Impact on Receiving Waters

  • Vladimir Novotny
Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

Metals are naturally occurring in nature. In receiving water bodies, metals can originate both from natural and anthropogenic sources. Thirteen metals and metalloids have been recognized as potentially hazardous to man's health and aquatic biota and have been included on the Priority Pollutants List (Black List) by environmental control agencies throughout the world.

Keywords

Toxic Metal Diffuse Source Priority Pollutant Urban Runoff Cohesive Sediment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Novotny
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringMarquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA

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