Water quality assessment of the Tuul River in Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia
Poster Jan 11, 2011
Ochir Altansukh, Paul Whitehead
This poster presents the spatio-temporal assessment of 14 hydro-chemicals at 15 monitoring sites of the Tuul River in Ulaanbaatar city using a dataset between 1998-2008. Human activity has a significant imprint on river water quality. Level of pollution of the river strongly depends on how well water has been treated when discharged from CWTP, means it is a strongest point pollution source in downstream section of the Tuul River.
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