River Dnister Pollution with Toxic Waste as a Result of Accident at Potassium Fertilizers Factory

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by Valeriu Ropot,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water:

Abstract: River Dnister has a length of 1,352 km. Its spring is situated in Carpathian Mountains at the height of more than 900 m. Dnister runs across the territory of Ukraine and Moldova Republic and flows into the Black Sea. The area of its basin is about 72,100 km² and the annual flows are equal to 10.7 km The river is utilized as a main source of potable water for the population (about 10 million inhabitants) and for Moldova Republic and Southwest Ukraine economy.

Subject Headings: Accidents | Chemical elements | Recycling | Water pollution | Industrial wastes | Fertilizers | Toxicity | Developing countries | High-rise buildings | Basins | River flow | Mountains | Water flow | Seas and oceans | Rivers and streams | Europe | Moldova | Ukraine | Black Sea | Carpathian Mountains

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