Status of heavy metal in sediment of Saguling Lake, West Java

Wardhani, Eka and Roosmini, Dwina and Notodarmojo, Suprihanto (2016) Status of heavy metal in sediment of Saguling Lake, West Java. In: Proceedings of 1st International Symposium on Green Technology for Value Chains (Green VC) 2016, October 3-5,2016, -.

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Abstract

The quality of water in the Saguling lake has been monitored since 1990 by the state agency for environmental control. However, no data on heavy metal in sediment had been reported. Metal pollutans have receives considerable attention due to their persistence, biogeochemical recycling, and environmental risk. The objective of this study was to assess the level contamination of heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Cu, and Pb) in the surface sediment of the Saguling Lake West Java. Surface sediment samples were collected from 10 location of the Saguling Lake on July and November 2015. The concentration of heavy metals in the surface sediment on July and November 2015 decreased in the order of Cu>Cr>Pb>Cd and Cr>Cu>Pb>Cd respectively. Mean metals concentrations (mg/kg) in July 2015 were in the range of: Cd: 10.69-16.65, Cr: 76.67-138.38, Cu:106.02-229.54, Pb: 23.93-80.17. Mean metals concentrations (mg/kg) in November 2015 were in the range of Cd: 18.64-23.25, Cr: 152.16-197.98, Cu: 63.32-152.53, Pb: 20.31-32.74. Geochemical approaches such as contamination factor, and pollution load index were exploited for the assessment of the contamination and enrichment level of heavy metals in the lake sediment. Contamination factor and pollution load index values indicated that surface sediments around Saguling Lake were polluted with heavy metals. The finding of this study would help in formulating guidelines to control the pollution and suggested for Saguling lake revitalization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Paper
Depositing User: Azizullah Putri Akbar
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2021 09:20
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 01:11
URI: http://eprints.itenas.ac.id/id/eprint/1743

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