EFFECT AND IMPLICATION OF FLUORIDE ON DRINKING WELL WATER

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ABSTRACT Analysis of well water sample was carried out using colorimetric method to determine the amount of fluoride in fifteen wells water samples in Iree metropolis of Boripe Local government area of Osun State, Nigeria. The problem of the study is that it was observed that some people living in the area of study are […]

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EFFECT OF QUARRY DUST ON THE ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF LATERITIC SOILS

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ABSTRACT This study was intended to examine effect of quarry dust on the engineering properties of lateritic soils. This study was guided by the following objectives; to investigate the natural engineering properties of lateritic soil samples, to study the effort of the lateritic soil on the quarry dust, to determine the feasibility of using quarry […]

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EFFECTS OF SOLID WASTES ON THE QUALITY OF UNDERGROUND WATER

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ABSTRACT This research paper examines the effects of solid wastes, quality and its control on groundwater pollution in Ikirun (Maboreje and Okeafo areas) Osun state Nigeria. The study was born out of unregulated manner in which both domestic and industrial wastes are deposited on the streets, river courses, buried, burnt and discarded in refuse heaps. […]

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ENGINEERING GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF SOME SOILS OVER METAMORPHIC COMPLEX ALONG AKUNGBA-IKARE AKOKO ROAD ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION Engineering geology is the application of geologic science to engineering practice for the purpose of assuring that the geologic factors affecting location, design, construction operation such as road construction building construction, dam and bridge construction and it maintenance are recognized and are adequately provided for (Ige, 2011). Soil can be […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF LEACHATE POLLUTION OF GROUND WATER SUPPLIES

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CHAPTER ONE 1.1      GENERAL BACKGROUND Groundwater pollution is mainly due to the process of industrialization and urbanization that has progressively developed over time without any regard for environmental consequences. Its quality is based on the physical and chemical soluble parameters due to weathering from source rocks and anthropogenic activities. In recent times, the impact of leachate […]

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GEOLOGIC MAPPING AND PETROGRAPHIC STUDY OF OGUDU AREA IN IFE-EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OSUN STATE, SOUTH WESTERN NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION Ogudu area is located in Ife-East Local Government Area of Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria, within latitude 7022.25’N and 7025’N, and longitude 4037.5’E and 4040.25’E covering a total area of 25 square kilometers. The terrain falls within the Ife-Ilesha schist belt, which is an integral part of the Nigerian Basement […]

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GEOLOGY OF BOLORUNDURO AREA, ATAKUMASA LOCAL GOVERNMENT IFE-NORTH, OSUN STATE, NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE 1.1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION Geological field mapping exercise is the preliminary study usually carried out to understand the geology of an area. A geological map identifies and shows the distribution of various rock types in area. Geological mapping is essential for both the economic, academic and financial growth of a nation. Geological field mapping […]

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GROUNDWATER QUALITY IN DUMP SITE AREAS

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CHAPTER ONE 1.0     GENERAL INTRODUCTION The total amount of water in the earth is virtually constant but it’s distribution over time and space varies to a great extent. Wherever people live, they must have a clean and continuous supply of water as a primary requirement of human beings. The assessment of quality, supply and renewal […]

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