Evaluation of Underground Waters Hydrochemicalfacies in Daoukro Area (Cote dIvoire)
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Research Paper | Earth Science and Engineering | Ivory Coast | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Evaluation of Underground Waters Hydrochemicalfacies in Daoukro Area (Cote dIvoire)

Kanohin Fulvie Epse Otchoumou, Saley Mahaman Bachir, Savane Issiaka

The water, in relation with encountered lands, is loaded with various elements that will influence its quality and its mineralogical composition. This study aims to evaluate the hydrochemical facies and the origin of the mineralization of groundwater in the Daoukro region. The methodology adopted consisted in determining the various hydrochemical facies using the Pipper diagram. Statistical analyses were carried out to determine the origin of the Daoukro groundwater mineralization. The hydrochemical classification of water through the Piper diagram showed waters characterized by bicarbonate calcium facies with a slight tendency to migrate to the chloride-calcium facies. Normalized component analysis shows a positive correlation between conductivity, calcium, magnesium and bicarbonate. These correlations indicate a phenomenon of the dissolution of rocks and the hydrolysis of minerals related to remain time of rocks in the water.

Keywords: hydrofacies, mineralization, water resources, Daoukro, Cte dIvoire

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Pages: 2117 - 2124

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Kanohin Fulvie Epse Otchoumou, Saley Mahaman Bachir, Savane Issiaka, "Evaluation of Underground Waters Hydrochemicalfacies in Daoukro Area (Cote dIvoire)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=26111704, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017, 2117 - 2124

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