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Research Article

Micropollutants Identification Affecting the Nearby Environment from Highway Runoff: The Case Study of Cyprus Highway

Table 1

First flush results of highway runoff.

valid Mean SD Min Max First flush
October 2013
First flush
October 2014
Limits for agricultural purpose Limits for
drinkable waters
N. 87(Ι) 
2001
US
EPA

COD [mg O2/L]5075.3262.971825027503050
EC [μS/cm]50379.82273.96412502640330020002500
TSS [mg/L]50601.76841.91213347185202380010
TDS [mg/L]50263.16201.54390618302186500
pH507.760.3357.068.577.37.46.5–9.56.5–8.5
FOG [mg/L]504.62.472.108.109.210.35
PHA [μg/L]5014.017.981.0924.644.839.06
T. Coliforms 
cfu/100 mL
501.7E + 41.9E + 42.1E + 34.3E + 45.40E + 046.20E + 0400
NO3 [mg/L]501.10.590.672.3532365010
NO2 [mg/L]500.0160.008 0.0080.0320.120.110.51
NH4 [mg/L]500.100.070.050.240.520.680.5
SO4 [mg/L]5028.2925.378095116250
Cl [mg/L]5035.9228.6101306871250250
As [μg/L]500.80.99ND4431001010
Ba [μg/L]5026.4613.34584805282000
Bi [μg/L]502.601.8ND75ND
Cd [μg/L]50ND0.000651055
Co [μg/L]500.060.24ND191050
Cr [μg/L]501.060.93ND3141110050100
Cu [μg/L]503.822.8ND12191520020001300
Fe [μg/L]5052.5059.23340168513915000200300
Hg [μg/L]500.080.274ND11ND0.00512
Mn [μg/L]502.082.27ND8168023322005050
Mo [μg/L]500.580.673ND2NDND10
Ni [μg/L]503.584.14ND21384220
P [μg/L]50415.38168.415885184209389
Pb [μg/L502.741.782ND65950001015
Zn [μg/L]509.4815.2ND69413920005000
Sr [μg/L]50204.42139.448737652829

; ND: not detected.
(: sampling analysis and SD: standard deviation).

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