Heavy metals Concentrations (mg/kg)
Polluted water Unpolluted water Soil WHO/FAO standards
Fe 113.898 <0.001 10007.000 425.50a
Mn 4.200 <0.001 35.060 500.00a
Zn <0.001 <0.001 0.580 99.40a
Cu 1.500 <0.001 8.748 73.30a
aAnonymous (2001).
Table 5: Initial concentrations of heavy metals in the soil and water samples and
WHO/FAO standard.