Heavy Metal Remediation Potential of a Tropical Wetland Earthworm, Libyodrilus violaceus (Beddard)

E. O. Dada; K. L. Njoku; A. A. Osuntoki; M. O. Akinola

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 247-254


  Wetlands play important strategic ecological and life-supporting roles. As a result, they are continuously exposed to pollutants inflow including heavy metals. The aim of this research was to evaluate the heavy metal remediation potential of a tropical wetland earthworm, Libyodrilus violaceus. L. violaceus ...  Read More

Assessment of Treatment Efficiency of Lysimeter Leachate Using Leachate Pollution Index

I. M. Rafizul; M. Alamgir

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 72-83


  This study illustrates the leachate treatment efficiency based on leachate pollution index (LPI) of pre- treatment leachate as well as post-treatment leachate with chemical coagulants. Leachate samples were collected at regular intervals of time from the leachate collection chamber of the landfill lysimeter ...  Read More