Groundwater Contamination from a Municipal Landfill

Groundwater samples were collected seasonally and analysed for 28 physicochemical parameters; temperature, pH, electrical conductivity, dissolved oxygen, potassium, sodium, ammonium, calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, nickel, zinc, mercury, chloride, sulphate, bicarbonate, nitrate, nitrite, total nitrogen, total phosphorous, total organic carbon, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB7) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH16).