Chemical and bacteriological evaluation of drinking water in Adana Province and its districts

TANIR F. , Goksu M. , AKBABA M.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, cilt.17, sa.4, ss.2443-2450, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2443-2450


The study of the contamination level of drinking water used in Adana, Turkey was conducted at 5 stations, twice at each station, one in 2002 and one in 2003. In the water samples, nickel, cyanide, phenol, zinc, copper, lead, total chrome, cadmium, nitrate, nitrate-nitrogen, total phosphor and fecal coliform were investigated and the results were evaluated through variation analysis in repeated measurements on SPSS program. It was found that there is phenol and lead contamination in all the stations, nickel and copper contamination in three stations, zinc, total chrome and total phosphor in one station.