otamiri as a study area

otamiri as a study area

Heavy metal analysis of Otamiri River in Imo state, South

The study area description The study area (Figure 1) has a relatively uniform topography and is low lying; being generally about 300 meters above sea level. The main stream draining the area is the Otamiri River, the river runs from Egbu where it has its source through; the Owerri timber market where Biodiversity Int J. 2017;1(5):172‒175 172

Heavy metal analysis of Otamiri River in Imo state, South

The study area description. The study area has a relatively uniform topography and is low lying; being generally about 300 meters above sea level. The main stream draining the area is the Otamiri River, the river runs from Egbu where it has its source through; the Owerri timber market where it confluences with Nworie River before moving down to

Assessment of Impact of Land-Use Activities at the

The study area is that area of Otamiri watershed that extends from 160000mN to 164500mN and 507000mE to 511000mE of Modified Traverse Mercator (MTM) projection grid coordinate system. This area is chosen because of it is the most active part of the generalized watershed. Apart from Zoo, Nekede Farm, and Njoku sawmill.

Heavy Metal Analysis of Otamiri River in Imo State

The Study Area Description The study area (Figure 1) has a relatively uniform topography and is low lying; being generally about 300 meters above sea level. The main stream draining the area is the Otamiri River, the river runs from Egbu where it has its source through; the Owerri timber market where it

Vulnerability Studies of Sensitive Watershed Areas of

The study area, Otamiri watershed is an urban watershed situated in a high density area, Owerri in Imo state, southeastern Nigeria. Imo state is one of the densely populated states in Nigeria; with Owerri having a high population density of 813.54 persons per square kilometer in the study area [4] .

Gis-Based Source Water Vulnerability Assessment Of Otamiri

11 the study area has a population densitStudy Area The study area is Otamiri River watershed with its tributary- Nworie River and the immediate environment. Otamiri river watershed is a micro- watershed of the greater Imo river basin.

Vulnerability Studies of Sensitive Watershed Areas of

density area, Owerri in Imo state, southeastern Nigeria. Imo state is one of the densely populated states in Nigeria; with Owerri having a high population den-sity of 813.54 persons per square kilometer in the study area [4]. Otamiri River is significant because it serves as the only surface water for domestic and agricul-tural purposes.

Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Vicinity

Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Vicinity of Umuoko Nekede Owerri Where Sand Minning is Carried Out. Edu Frontiers NJOKU SAKRAANT ISAIAH 100 PAGES (13624 WORDS) Thesis .

(PDF) Dynamics of Land Use Changes in Otamiri Watershed of

Otamiri watershed in Owerri, South East Nigeria is an urban watershed that is faced with serious ecological stresses due to intense landuse conversion. Siltation of the river, threatening gully erosion and devastating flooding are some of the

Estimation and characterization of municipal solid waste

year old Nekede dumpsite which serves the entire study area and located about 300 metres to Otamiri river. We carried out the study between December 2015 and May, 2016. Table II: Varying heavy metal detection at Otamiri river near Nekede dumpsite. Reference Iron

Heavy metal analysis of Otamiri River in Imo state, South

The study area description. The study area has a relatively uniform topography and is low lying; being generally about 300 meters above sea level. The main stream draining the area is the Otamiri River, the river runs from Egbu where it has its source through; the Owerri timber market where it confluences with Nworie River before moving down to

Physicochemical and Bacteriological Qualities of Otamiri

Study Area Otamiri River is one of the two major surface waters that traverse the Owerri city (Figure 1). This river runs south from its source at Egbu through Owerri, Nekede, Ihiagwa, among others and finally to Etche, Rivers State of Nigeria, from where it finally joins the Atlantic Ocean. The Otamiri

Heavy Metal Analysis of Otamiri River in Imo State

The Study Area Description The study area (Figure 1) has a relatively uniform topography and is low lying; being generally about 300 meters above sea level. The main stream draining the area is the Otamiri River, the river runs from Egbu where it has its source through; the Owerri timber market where it

a n d A q uacultu s r e r ie h u Fisheries and Aquaculture

Study area The Otamiri River is one of the main rivers in Imo State, Nigeria and located on latitude 7º 06̍ E and longitude 5º 30 ̍ N and at an elevation of 152 meters above sea level. The river takes its name from Ota Miri, a deity which owns all the waters that are called by its name, and who is often the dominating god of Mbari houses [9].

Microbial Assay of Otamiri River and Its Sediments in

Geologic map of the study area. Environment (FME, 2006) of the River and their public health implications. Re- cent studies on Otamiri River have been basically limited to just the water quali- ty without relation with the sediment.

The interaction of human activities and geological

May 01, 1992 The study area is the water-shed of Otamiri and Nwaore rivers both in Owerri and the surrounding villages with a radius of about 20 km. The population of the area was about 102,800 in 1969, in 1976 about 149,000, and in 1982 about 400,000 (Egboka and Urea, 1985). By the year 2000, it may exceed one or even two millions.

(PDF) Dynamics of Land Use Changes in Otamiri Watershed of

Otamiri watershed in Owerri, South East Nigeria is an urban watershed that is faced with serious ecological stresses due to intense landuse conversion. Siltation of the river, threatening gully erosion and devastating flooding are some of the

Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Vicinity

Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Quality Study of Otamiri River Water Around The Vicinity of Umuoko Nekede Owerri Where Sand Minning is Carried Out. Edu Frontiers NJOKU SAKRAANT ISAIAH 100 PAGES (13624 WORDS) Thesis .

(PDF) Impact of urbanization on Nwaorie and Otamiri Rivers

The aim of this study is to examine the major causes of pollution of the two major rivers (Rivers Otamiri and Nwaorie) within Owerri metropolitan area due to Industrial discharges or as a result of indiscriminate disposal of municipal wastes and transportation of pollutants into

(PDF) Impact of urbanization on Nwaorie and Otamiri Rivers

The study examined the effect of urbanization on the water quality of Nwaorie and Otamiri Rivers in Owerri metropolis, Imo State, South-East Nigeria. Water samples were collected from Nwaorie and...

Investigating Temperature and Nutrients as Drivers of

The Study Area The Otamiri River in Owerri serves for domestic, fisheries and artisanal sand mining uses as it courses through the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) campus, onto the suburbs, and then to the neighbouring Rivers State, where it first

INVESTIGATION OF SURFACE WATER QUALITY IN OWERRI

2. DESCRIPTION OF STUDY AREA Owerri is the capital and the largest city in Imo State (see Figures 3 and 4). Owerri is located 5o 29´ 0´´ N and 7o 2´ 0´´ E South-East Nigeria. Owerri which is an urban city has a population of about 2.5 million people. The study was carried out on the two rivers in Owerri: Otamiri River and Nworie River

Evaluation of a Small Hydro/Photovoltaic Hybrid System

Feb 25, 2021 3.2 Study Area 38 3.3 Features of Otamiri River 39 3.4 Site Evaluation and Hydrological Data 41 3.5 Evaluation of the Hydropower Potential of Otamiri River 42 3.6 Evaluation of the Electrical Power of the PV Array 44 3.6.1 Solar Radiation Data of the Site 44 3.6.2 Sizing the Photovoltaic Panel 45

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An Assessment of Benthic Macro-invertebrate Fauna in

Study Area Description Otamiri River is located within the tropical rainforest belt of Nigeria and lies between latitude 5o 23oN and 5 o 30o and longitude 6o 58o E to 7 04 E. The region experiences a mean annual temperature of 27o C and an annual rainfall of 200-300mm, with

The interaction of human activities and geological

May 01, 1992 The study area is the water-shed of Otamiri and Nwaore rivers both in Owerri and the surrounding villages with a radius of about 20 km. The population of the area was about 102,800 in 1969, in 1976 about 149,000, and in 1982 about 400,000 (Egboka and Urea, 1985). By the year 2000, it may exceed one or even two millions.

FACTORS IN THE MIGRATION OF HEAVY METALS IN THE

area, which are eventually washed into the river through runoff. It is the aim of this study to investigate the transport of heavy metals into the Otamiri River through urban storm runoff, and also evaluate their distribution within the river system. METHODOLOGY Study Area The study area

The impacts of Njoku sawmill landfill on the water quality

The study area ( Otamiri River) is located very close to Njoku sawmill landfill which is one of the Imo State Environmental Protection Agency (ISEPA) waste disposal sites in Owerri metropolis, Nigeria (Fig. 1). It is located between latitudes 5 0 27 /N and longitudes 7 o

Assessment of The Impact of EGBU Abattoir Effluent on the

quality of Otamiri River. Materials and Method Brief Description of Study Area The Egbu (Somachi) abattoir is located near the popular Relief market in Owerri North, Eastern Nigeria as seen in figure 1. The abattoir has existed for several decades with an average daily kill of about 120 cattle. The Otamiri

Evaluation of a Small Hydro/Photovoltaic Hybrid System

Feb 25, 2021 3.2 Study Area 38 3.3 Features of Otamiri River 39 3.4 Site Evaluation and Hydrological Data 41 3.5 Evaluation of the Hydropower Potential of Otamiri River 42 3.6 Evaluation of the Electrical Power of the PV Array 44 3.6.1 Solar Radiation Data of the Site 44 3.6.2 Sizing the Photovoltaic Panel 45

Rural Healthcare Service Provision and Implication in

that rise from these formations (Otamiri, Nworie, Njaba, Obana, Oramiriukwa and Imo). Fig. 1: Map of the study area The state has two main seasons rainy and dry seasons. Annual rainfall is over 2250mm with mean temperature above 26.70 Celsius (Udo, 1978). Relative humidity is

A Preliminary Evaluation of Otamiri River Sands for the

In conclusion, particle size distribution test and chemical analysis on Otamiri River sands, show that the sands have met the international standards stipulated for glass making by the Society of Glass Technology. With these preliminary results it is now important to estimate the amount of sand that can be safely quarried from the study area.

Erosion Sensitivity Assessment of Communities in Owerri

May 02, 2016 Two surface waterbodies flow through the study area, Otamiri and Nworie River. Owerri is a rapid growing urban centre consequent to its designation as the capital of Imo state in 1977, in South-Eastern Nigeria. The study area is located between longitude 6° 56’ 45’’E and 7° 5’ 0’’E, and latitude 5° 18’ 15’’N and 5° 34

ASSESSMENT OF OTAMIRI WATER QUALITY FOR AGRICULTURAL

Apr 03, 2019 The water quality of Otamiri River, Imo State, South Eastern Nigeria was ascertained using standard methods in this research. The important physicochemical characteristics of the river were investigated to determine the suitability of the water for domestic

AQUATIC SNAIL SPECIES OF TWO ADJOINING RIVERS IN

Study Area: Nwaorie and Otamiri Rivers are two adjoining Rivers in Owerri. The rivers are . Oguoma et al. Animal Research International (2010) 7(1): 1125 1128 1126 located between latitude 5 o29 1N and longitude 7o01 1E and latitude 5 o32 1N, and longitude

Comparative Assessment of Surface and Groundwater

Nekede the Otamiri confluences with the Nworie River. A. Sample collection This study is an experimental research design. Samples were collected from Otamiri and borehole water and analyzed in the laboratory. The borehole sample collection was evenly distributed across the study

Investigating Temperature and Nutrients as Drivers of

The Study Area The Otamiri River in Owerri serves for domestic, fisheries and artisanal sand mining uses as it courses through the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) campus, onto the suburbs, and then to the neighbouring Rivers State, where it first

FLOOD CHARACTERISTICS AND MANAGEMENT

The present study seeks to examine the physical character of floods and evaluate adaptation measures already adopted in flood prone areas. This is with a view to introducing other measures that will aid in flood disaster reduction in flood prone areas. Study Area The Otamiri and Oramirukwa Rivers form the study area.