Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

Hydrogeochemical Characterization of the Tebessa Alluvial Aquifer and the Impact of Triassic Saliferous Formations of Djebissa and Belkefif Mountains (North-East of Algeria)

Djebassi. T, Fehdi. Ch, Djebari. H, Chehili. D, Zerrouki. H, Saadali. B

Abstract



Because of its history, the development of its hydrological regime, recharge-discharge mechanisms, geological formations and the development of its hydrodynamic regime, the groundwater resources of the Tebessa basin show a very wide range of chemistries. In this paper, the hydrochemistry of groundwater is studied through the sampling of wells in the study area. The final hydrochemical members are identified and the sources of salinization of the water are defined. Evaporates in Triassic rocks have been found to be the main contributors to groundwater salinization. The increase in salinity is related to the dissolution and / or precipitation processes during the water-rock interaction and to the cationic exchange between sodium and similar elements.


Keywords


Triassic formations, Mineralization, Alluvial Water, Pollution, Algeria

Full Text:

PDF


Disclaimer/Regarding indexing issue:

We have provided the online access of all issues and papers to the indexing agencies (as given on journal web site). It’s depend on indexing agencies when, how and what manner they can index or not. Hence, we like to inform that on the basis of earlier indexing, we can’t predict the today or future indexing policy of third party (i.e. indexing agencies) as they have right to discontinue any journal at any time without prior information to the journal. So, please neither sends any question nor expects any answer from us on the behalf of third party i.e. indexing agencies.Hence, we will not issue any certificate or letter for indexing issue. Our role is just to provide the online access to them. So we do properly this and one can visit indexing agencies website to get the authentic information.