Inland Water Quality Study of Mount Lebanon Range in the Region of Middle East

  • Adnan Falah Department of Water Treatment, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Burgas "Prof. Asen Zlatarov" University, Burgas, Republic of Bulgaria
  • Husein Yemendzhiev Department of Water Treatment, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Burgas "Prof. Asen Zlatarov" University, Burgas, Republic of Bulgaria
  • Valentin Nenov Department of Water Treatment, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Burgas "Prof. Asen Zlatarov" University, Burgas, Republic of Bulgaria
Keywords: Inland water, Quality of water, Mount Lebanon, Middle East, Fresh water

Abstract

The quality of inland water, fresh-water resources of Mount Lebanon range in the Middle East region, were studied. Water samples were collected from different places among Lebanese mountains and then analyzed and average concentration of selected Physico-chemical as well as inorganic parameters were reported. Rivers have their sources in the Lebanese mountains and travel about 20-30 km to the Mediterranean Sea. Sannine Aquifer at mountain district at an altitude of 1,500 m, is the major inland fresh water, groundwater, source for the coastal area and servicing many lands and cities. Many other inland water sources (wells) are also existing, however, many of them are saline and are not suitable for direct domestic use or even for irrigation. The study approach water quality assessment and level of pollution and potential impact to seawater of Mediterranean basin since there is a direct connection with the Seawater at each range.

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Published
2021-02-20
How to Cite
Falah, A., Yemendzhiev, H., & Nenov, V. (2021). Inland Water Quality Study of Mount Lebanon Range in the Region of Middle East. Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, 9(2), 510-514. https://doi.org/10.47277/JETT/9(2)514
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