American Journal of Environmental Sciences

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Using Local Natural Soil in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

H. A. Tayim and A. H. Al-Yazouri

DOI : 10.3844/ajessp.2005.190.193

American Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 1, Issue 3

Pages 190-193


Local soil from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate is investigated for its efficiency in removing heavy metals from industrial wastewater. Eight different industrial water effluents from different industries were treated. Pb, Zn, Fe, Cu and Mn were removed from industrial wastewaters yielding treated water with heavy metal concentrations well below the maximum limits enforced by environmental protection agencies.


© 2005 H. A. Tayim and A. H. Al-Yazouri. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.