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Modeling and Simulation on Batch Phase of Pathogen Transport in Short Fresh Water Aquifers in Heterogeneous Sand Gravel in Coastal Area of Abonnema, Rivers State of Nigeria
Journal of Health and Environmental Research
Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 31-36
Received: Oct. 26, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 6, 2017; Published: Mar. 17, 2017
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Eluozo S. N., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Subaka, Nigeria
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Abstract
This paper evaluated the application of Batch phase system on the migration and deposition process of pathogen in coastal area of Abonnema, this is to monitored the behaviour of the pathogenic origin in predominant saline environment, the study location deposited shallow short fresh water aquifers in the region, the study areas developed homogeneous deposited Aquiferous zone at shallow and deep formation, whereby deep Aquiferous is capital intensive to exploit, base on these conditions, majority of human settlers resolved in developing ground water at shallow Aquiferous zone, it has been confirmed that the deposition of pathogen are from human activities that has polluted shallow Aquiferous zone to the maximum level due to its high rate of porous medium. The rate of concentration between predictive and experimental values range from 9.57E-05-1.46E-03, 9.37E-05 -1.46E-03 between the depth of 0.2-3m deep, while for time of transport ranged from 0.016 - 0.24m 0.016-0.21, at the period of 2 to 24 days, monitoring the rate of concentration were carried out through mathematical modeling by developing a system that express all the functional influential parameters, the developed model were simulated to express the behaviour of the pathogen in saline environment, the theoretical model values generated from the simulation were compared with measured values from column experiment, both parameters generated favorable fits validating the model, experts will find the developed model a useful tool in monitoring the migration of pathogen in homogeneous sand gravel formation in coastal area of Abonnema.
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Modeling and Simulation, Batch Phase of Pathogen, and Homogeneous Sand Gravel
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Eluozo S. N., Modeling and Simulation on Batch Phase of Pathogen Transport in Short Fresh Water Aquifers in Heterogeneous Sand Gravel in Coastal Area of Abonnema, Rivers State of Nigeria, Journal of Health and Environmental Research. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2017, pp. 31-36. doi: 10.11648/j.jher.20170302.13
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