Groundwater pollution and sustainable development of the Collo plain; Northeastern Algéria

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Groundwater pollution and sustainable development of the Collo plain; Northeastern Algéria

Saadali Riad, Kherici Nacer
J. Bio. Env. Sci.12( 6), 160-165, June 2018.
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This study constitutes the diagnosis of groundwater pollution of the Collo aquifer, as well as the mapping of areas vulnerable to pollution. It has been carried out to identify the areas at high risk of contamination either by wastewater or by pesticides. and fungicides and also the intrusion of saline waters, for this we used the method of GOD to draw a map of vulnerability, interpretation of this map revealed that the vulnerability represented by three classes: The most polluted area (GOD index between 0.7 and 1) which represents about 30% of the plain; the index of GOD is high-to-high (0.5 and 0.7) represents 50% of the plain is one of the largest and smallest countries in the world (0.3 and 0.5) which represents about 20% of the plain and finally we will see the effect of underground pollution on sustainable development in the region (tourism and agriculture).


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