Heavy metal concentrations in soil and vegetables irrigated with sewage effluent: A case study of Embu sewage treatment plant, Kenya

As a result of the increasing constraint in the availability of fresh water for irrigation, wastewater especially sewage effluent is being used for irrigation of agriculture fields, particularly in urban and peri‑urban centers. However, there is increasing concern over the associated potential healt...

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Main Authors: Sussy Sayo, John M. Kiratu, George S. Nyamato
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2020-07-01
Series:Scientific African
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468227620300752