International Journal of Analytical Chemistry / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Analysis of Bio-Obtainable Endocrine Disrupting Metals in River Water and Sediment, Sewage Influent/Effluent, Sludge, Leachate, and Concentrated Leachate, in the Irish Midlands Shannon Catchment

Table 2

Average values for master variables over a six-month period for the river sediments and leachate sediment, 2004-2005.

LocationCountySite no.Mean pH (RSD 0.3%)Mean % carbonate (RSD 0.6%) Mean % organic content

River
 Mote Park (River Hind)Roscommon17.6619.995.66
 Banagher (R. Shannon)Offaly28.1223.234.02
 Shannon Harbour (Grand Canal)Offaly38.0422.662.66
 Athlone Lock (R. Shannon)Westmeath47.8323.973.15
 Lanesborough (R. Shannon)Longford57.8924.493.69

Leachate
 Burgess Park (R. Shannon)Westmeath67.7522.556.20
 Ballydonagh (R. Al)Westmeath78.1823.844.08
 Derryclure (Tullamore River)Offaly87.2824.408.13

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