Arsenic contamination in environment in the region of Vojvodina
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Ground waters in the region of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia are endangered by arsenic (up to 0.750 mg/l). Total arsenic concentration was determined In samples of untreated and treated water from some local and central water-supply systems. Results are compared to actual regulations in the country. This analysis encompassed 324 drinking water samples of various sources. Analyzed in the Inst. of Pub. Hlth. Novi Sad, during 2005. Determined Concentration of Total Arsenic in Drinking Water Varies from 0.005 to 0.450 Mg/l. Arsenic Concentration in the River Danube Water Was Within Recommended Value for L-ll Class. Maximum Arsenic Daily Intake Through Food and Nutr. Was 60.9 ± 22.3 (G/day in 2000. to Understand Importance of the Prob. of Arsenic Environ. Contamination in Vojvodina Reg., Our Own Results, As Well As the Results of Other Authors Are Presented and Analyzed (Drinking Water: 173 Samples, Moss Deposition and Daily Intake Through Nutr.).