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Assessment of Industrial Liquid Waste Management in Omdurman Industrial Area

Assessment of Industrial Liquid Waste Management in Omdurman Industrial Area

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Title: Assessment of Industrial Liquid Waste Management in Omdurman Industrial Area
Author: ELNASRI, ROGHAIA AHMED ALI
Abstract: This study was conducted mainly to investigate the effects of industrial pollution on the environment in the Omdurman area. Various types of industries are found around Omdurman. The major industries are divided into eight major sectors, each sector is divided into subsectors, special consideration was given to the liquid waste because of its effects. In addition to the available data, personal observation supported by photographs, laboratory analysis were carried on the industrial effluents. The investigated parameters in the analysis were; BOD, COD, O & G, Cr, TDS, TSS, pH, temp & conductivity. Interviews were conducted with handling worker in the industries, in order to assess the effects of industrial pollution. The results obtained showed that all the factories were found to exceed the accepted levels of the industrial pollution control. The effluents disposed of on the site allotted by municipal authorities has an adverse effects on the surrounding environment and public health and amenities. Accordingly the study recommends that the wastewater must be pretreated before disposed of on site allotted by municipal authorities. Produce an appropriate system for industrial waste for proper management. The study established the need to construct a sewage system in the area in order to minimize the pollutants from effluents.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/10562
Date: 2015-05-11


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