volume 40, issue 10, P1929-1940 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2006.02.039
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Hitoshi Kakimoto, Hideo Oka, Yoshiaki Miyata, Yumiko Yonezawa, Akiko Niikawa, Hirohisa Kyudo, Ning Tang, Akira Toriba, Ryoichi Kizu, Kazuichi Hayakawa

Abstract: Water samples were collected at 17 sites in Kahokugata Water Basin, a closed water basin in central Japan. We determined the concentration of dioxins of the water samples. Linear relationships between toxic equivalent (TEQ) concentrations of dioxin and concentrations of suspended solid (SS) were obtained at sites in Kahokugata Lagoon and in the rivers flowing into the lagoon. Homologue composition of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and dibenzofurans (PCDFs) indicated that all the water samples were s…

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