American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021

  • İzmit Channel and Its History in the Light of Paleontological Findings

    Engin Meric

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 1 March 2019
    Accepted: 11 April 2019
    Published: 4 January 2021
    Abstract: During the Ottoman Empire, a waterway without a Black Sea connection has been suggested through Sakarya River, Sapanca Lake and Gulf of İzmit and has been attempted six times. A natural connection between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara through that route has been proven according to findings of the drills taken for “the Osman Gazi Bridge” in ... Show More
  • Evaluation of Heavy Metals Uptakes of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) Under Irrigation Water of Akaki River, Central Ethiopia

    Dagne Bekele Bahiru

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 6-14
    Received: 9 February 2021
    Accepted: 24 March 2021
    Published: 20 April 2021
    Abstract: The present study was implemented to remediate heavy metal levels in lettuce grown by Akaki river water in 45 pots. The soil for the pot experiment collected from the Akaki area and the water used for lettuce growing from the upper, middle, and lower part of Akaki River with five treatment for three locations: groundwater (control), 25, 50, 75, and... Show More
  • WASH in Selected Basic Schools and Possible Implications on Health and Academics: An Example of the Wa Municipality of Ghana, West Africa

    Samuel Kojo Abanyie, Ebenezer Ebo Yahans Amuah, Nang Biyogue Douti, George Owusu, Charles Casmed Amadu, Barikisu Alhassan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: 16 December 2020
    Accepted: 30 December 2020
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Effective learning in school is significantly influenced by water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions. However, in most schools in developing countries, WASH is often inadequate. The study focused on the accessibility, availability, quality, and sufficiency of WASH in public schools. This cross-sectional study employed the use of an observational c... Show More