American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018

  • Study of Pollution by Anionic Surfactants and Orthophosphates in M’koa Lake (Jacqueville, Côte d’Ivoire)

    Ballet Tiama Guy Nicaise, Effebi Kôkôh Rose, Ako Olga Yolande Aké, Kpidi Yapo Habib, Yapo Ossey Bernard

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018
    Pages: 70-78
    Received: 14 November 2018
    Accepted: 11 December 2018
    Published: 2 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20180706.11
    Abstract: This study aims to assess the pollution of the surface water from M’koa Lake by both anionic surfactants and orthophosphates, and to identify the sources of pollution by these compounds. Three sampling campaigns were conducted at different seasons at six (6) sampling stations, identified in M'koa Lake by taking into account potential sources of pol... Show More
  • Alternative Washing of Cotton Denim Fabrics by Natural Agents

    Md. Saiful Hoque, Muhammad Abdur Rashid, Sushmita Chowdhury, Aishila Chakraborty, Abu Naser Md. Ahsanul Haque

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018
    Pages: 79-83
    Received: 20 November 2018
    Accepted: 5 December 2018
    Published: 4 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20180706.12
    Abstract: Nowadays denim garments are phenomenally popular among the people of all ages especially to the youth. To get the soft and comfortable feeling along with fading effect, different kinds of denim washing techniques are used which is most of cases synthetic chemical based. This paper practically throws the light towards the washing of 100% cotton indi... Show More
  • State of Play on the Physicochemical Quality of Waters Stored in Concrete Tank Buried Under Wet and Polluted Soil: The Case of the City of Pointe-Noire (CONGO)

    Narcisse Malanda, Laurent Matini, Paul Louzolo-Kimbembe, Pregidi Mbayi, Bernard Mabiala

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018
    Pages: 84-98
    Received: 30 November 2018
    Accepted: 19 December 2018
    Published: 10 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20180706.13
    Abstract: The problem of water supply from the public distribution network is still very acute in many cities in developing countries. The intermittent supply of water is forcing some households to build underground tanks of reinforced concrete to store domestic water. This work shows the problem of sustainability of water storage tanks made of concrete, in ... Show More