Research of Uncontrolled Landfills Impact on Environment in Georgia
American Journal of Environmental Protection
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages: 65-70
Received: Apr. 21, 2016; Accepted: May 3, 2016; Published: Jun. 7, 2016
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Nugzar Buachidze, Georgian Technical University, the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Tbilisi, Georgia
Khatuna Chikviladze, Georgian Technical University, the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Tbilisi, Georgia
George Kordzakhia, Georgian Technical University, the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Tbilisi, Georgia
Ekaterina Shubladze, Georgian Technical University, the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Tbilisi, Georgia
Lali Shavliashvili, Georgian Technical University, the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Tbilisi, Georgia
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The inventory of the uncontrolled sites revealed uncontrolled landfill sites existing in the districts/regions of Georgia. The significant increase of soil and partially surface waters pollution level is developed due to the inefficient management of the different types of wastes. That significantly worsens social and economic conditions of life of the population. Integrated study of abovementioned issues is the scientific novelty of the research. The special research were carried to determine the pollution level in the samples collected, which due to the direct impact of these types of landfill sites on the surrounding areas, are often the main polluters of environment. The pollution conditions were studied based on modern methodology and techniques (ISO methods). The analysis revealed: hotspots existing in Georgia and necessary measures for prevention or/and mitigation measures for the concerned municipalities.
Landfill, Wastes, Water and Soil Pollution, Heavy Metals, Biogenic Elements, Environment
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Nugzar Buachidze, Khatuna Chikviladze, George Kordzakhia, Ekaterina Shubladze, Lali Shavliashvili, Research of Uncontrolled Landfills Impact on Environment in Georgia, American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 65-70. doi: 10.11648/j.ajep.20160503.14
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