Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015

  • Bacterial Abundance – Chlorophyll a Concentration Relationships in Cross River Basin, Southeastern Nigeria: An Evaluation of Empirical Bacterial Abundance – Chlorophyll a Models Using a Multivariate Analysis

    Inyang, Aniefiok I, Antai, Ekpo E, Dan, Monica U

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 72-85
    Received: 30 September 2015
    Accepted: 15 October 2015
    Published: 3 November 2015
    Abstract: The relationship between bacteria and chlorophyll a was investigated for three months from July to September, 2008 during flood and ebb tide periods at two sites in the Cross River basin, southeastern Nigeria, to ascertain the reliance of bacteria on autochthonous organic matter. There was no significant difference between flood water and ebb water... Show More
  • Effects of Water Pipe Leaks on Water Quality and on Non-Revenue Water: Case of Arusha Municipality

    Josephat Alexander Saria

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 86-91
    Received: 30 October 2015
    Accepted: 9 November 2015
    Published: 24 November 2015
    Abstract: Utilities can no longer tolerate inefficiencies in water distribution systems and the resulting loss of revenue associated with underground water system leakage. Increases in pumping, treatment and operational costs make these losses prohibitive. Chronic water losses have been the hallmark of Tanzania especially AUWSA water management over the deca... Show More
  • Exploring the Socio-Ecological Characteristics of Gahkuch Marshland: A Unique Wetlands Ecosystem in Hindukush Mountain Ranges

    Yawar Abbas, Babar Khan, Farasat Ali, Garee Khan, Syed Naeem Abbas, Rizwan Karim, Saeed Abbas, Nawazish Ali, Ejaz Hussain

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 92-99
    Received: 8 November 2015
    Accepted: 17 November 2015
    Published: 10 December 2015
    Abstract: Gahkuch marshland spreading over 133.54 hectare amidst Hindukush mountain ranges in northern Pakistan is characterized by typical wetlands ecosystem, comprising of small lakes, streams, peat lands, bogs, marshy areas and riverain forests. The area abodes largest resident population of waterfowl in Gilgit- Baltistan, in addition to providing winteri... Show More