Investigating on the Residue of Organophosphate Pesticides in the Water of the Hablehrood River, Garmsar, Iran

  • Mohammad Safari Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran AND Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Ali Ahmadfazeli Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Hassan Vatandoost Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran AND Department of Environmental Chemical Pollutants and Pesticides, Institute for Environmental Research, Tehran University of Medical Silences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mostafa Karimaee Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
  • Davood Panahi Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
  • Mohammadali Shokri Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
  • Mehdi Moradian Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
  • Zahra Soleimani Mail Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran AND Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Organic pollutant;, Agriculture, Water, River

Abstract

Background: Organophosphate pesticides are of concern to the drinking water supply and high risks on human health.Methods: An occurrence survey was performed in the spring and summer of 2016 for 6 months to assess the preva­lence of organophosphate pesticides in the Hablehrood River that is located in Semnan Province. Besides, 10 kinds of organophosphate pesticides were sampled in 5 stations. Moreover, were measured by Gas Chromatography (GC) was supported by an electron capture detector (ECD) and Turbochrom software. In all stations, Diazinon was detect­ed in the spring and summer, but Malathion only in the spring.Results: The highest concentration of Diazinon was observed at the Mahmoud Abad station in spring (0.94ppb) and the Bonekooh station in the summer (0.93ppb). The highest and lowest concentrations of Malathion were detected in Mahmoud Abad (0.35ppb), and Gache station, respectively.Conclusion: The concentration of pesticides in BoneKooh and Mahmood Abad was higher than the standard.

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2020-07-30
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Safari M, Ahmadfazeli A, Vatandoost H, Karimaee M, Panahi D, Shokri M, Moradian M, Soleimani Z. Investigating on the Residue of Organophosphate Pesticides in the Water of the Hablehrood River, Garmsar, Iran. J Arthropod Borne Dis. 14(3):250–260.
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