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Spatial Analysis of Groundwater Sources in the Duport Road (Shara and Cow Field) and Soul Clinic Diamond Creek communities, Paynesville City, Republic of Liberia

Authors(1) :-McClain James

Groundwater is of significant water source use for drinking in sub-Sharan nations. About 90% of the family in the study area rely extensively on groundwater for drinking. The study area is selected communities in the Paynesville City, Greater Monrovia. The selected communities are the Duport Road Shara and Cow Field, and the Soul Clinic Diamond Creek communities. Ordinary Kriging and the Global Moran's Index methods were used to map the spatial distribution and dependence of water parameters present in the water infrastructure. The water infrastructure for this research defined as hand pump/borehole and opened and covered shallow wells. Results from the study showed 93% of the groundwater water infrastructures contaminated with total coliform bacteria. The distribution of the physical and chemical parameters in the groundwater reduced towards the north of the study area, the Soul Clinic Diamond Creek community. From the ordinary Kriging method, the nitrated distributed concentration and temperate has moderate to high spatial dependence, while peroxide, total dissolved solids, total alkalinity, and pH have weak spatial dependence. The Global Moran's Index results show that nitrate distribution and the temperature was statistically significant. Finally, the nitrate concentration is a public health and environmental issues. Finally, the water infrastructure in the community is a serious public health problem and need immediate attention. Most of the water infrastructure not suitable for drinking.
McClain James
Duport Road, Greater Monrovia, Paynesville, Ordinary Kriging, Global Moranís Index, groundwater, total coliform, microbial, chemicals, physical
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 01-12
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1734120
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
McClain James, "Spatial Analysis of Groundwater Sources in the Duport Road (Shara and Cow Field) and Soul Clinic Diamond Creek communities, Paynesville City, Republic of Liberia", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.01-12, July-August-2017
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