Town paper on land pollution in ibadan, the causes, effects, remedial measures and how effective they are compiled by onifade sadiat t matric no 073862 to be submitted to the deartment of urban and regional planning faculty of environmental sciences ladoke akintola university of technology, ogbomosho. Over the years, oil exploration, production, and refinement in nigeria has resulted in various environmental and ecological problems that range from oil spills, gas flares, habitat destruction, air and water pollution, and land degradation. Human activities are the main factor and their misuse of land resources arbitration and industrialization are major causes of land pollution indiscriminate disposal of domestic (solid and liquid) and industrial wastes, exploitation of minerals, and improper use of soil by inadequate agricultural practices are a few factors. Environmental pollution in nigeria: issues and solutions chapter one introduction 11 background to the study nigeria, located in west africa, has a total land area of 983,213 square kilometres. Free essay: a town paper on land pollution in ibadan, the causes, effects, remedial measures and how effective they are compiled by onifade sadiat t matric.
Generally, the study shows that soil, air and water pollution in the study area are caused by both pathogenic and chemical elements from these large amount of solid waste that hit some of the market places, abandoned land/building and major streets. Estimation of pollution in nigeria, using perception result of survey about air pollution, water pollution, greens and parks satisfaction, light and noise pollution, etc. Water pollution remains a major problem in the nigerian environment both urbanization and industrialization have contributed to the scale of pollution.
Taking ibadan as a case study, we are going to discuss the causes of land pollution in ibadan, the effects, the remedial measures and how effective they are background of study ibadan was historically an egba town. A town paper on land pollution in ibadan, the causes, effects, remedial measures and how effective they are compiled by onifade sadiat t matric no 073862. Ibadan receives its drinking water from eleyele dam national policies and initiatives [ edit ] nigeria's national water supply and sanitation policy, approved in 2000, encourages private-sector participation and envisages institutional and policy reforms at the state level. Industrial pollution has been and continues to be a major factor causing the degradation of the environment around us, affecting the land we live on, the water we use and the air we breathe many.
Land pollution is the degradation of the earth's land surface through misuse of the soil by poor agricultural practices, mineral exploitation, industrial waste dumping, and indiscriminate disposal of urban wastes. Land pollution is a threat to sustainable agricultural development and food security in developing countries consumption of farm products from contaminated areas can generate health hazards to the diverse consumers along the food chain through the different pollutants in the products. This study assessed the pollution status and a risk assessment was calculated to determine the degree of the pollution and its effects on the human health and the ecological system of eleyele lake in ibadan, nigeria. Environmental assessment of land-use impacts and degradation of eleyele wetland in ibadan sw- nigeria, with specific objectives of: a) assessing the effect of the land-use activities on the the wetland ecosystems and.
Soil pollution by toxic metals near e-waste recycling operations in ibadan, nigeria abbreviations figure 1— burning of e-waste to recover materials at ogunpa, ibadan. Management of environmental pollution in ibadan 267 1997), although the functions of the local government councils in the ibadan urban area are to collect, transfer and dispose of solid waste. Land pollution toxic substances that have been released on land include acidic chemicals, inorganic metals (such as mercury or arsenic) flammable solvents, pesticides, herbicides, phenols, explosives, and so on.
Market ibadan, nigeria air, water and land pollution air pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological. View all notes land pollution 17 17 land pollution is the degradation of land by human activities such as the dumping of harmful waste materials ibadan, benin. The magnitude and level of noise pollution associated with different land uses in the ibadan and ile-ife urban settlements in southwestern nigeria characterization of noise levels across the study areas was. Pollution,15 water pollution,16 land pollution17 and noise pollution however, the however, the effects of pollution are most obvious in the highly populated urban areas and the.
Ckmayoca: do u even know the reason why lagos to ibadan is given much attentioni was referring to their vp slot not railway. Industrial pollution is clearly one of the biggest contributions to our polluted land, at least here in the west there is need for a stricter regulation of industrial effluents to control soil contamination, in order to reduce the risk to public health.