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Table 12 Comparison with samples from different regions (μg/L)

From: Data analysis of heavy metal content in riverwater: multivariate statistical analysis and inequality expressions

Locations As Ba Co Cr Cu Fe Mn Ni Pb Zn Sr Ref.
Akcay River (Turkey) 0.27–5.30 11.26–67.73 0.00–0.27 3.63–12.44 0.00–6.34 44.02–652.08 0.00–38.96 0.00–10.17 0.00–0.36 0–13.903 254.106–1024.343 This study
Kumluca River (Turkey) 0.39–3.074 5.484–33.238 0.101–0.187 0.117–1.787 0.117–6.243 44.73–180.711 0.707–68.529 0.417–45.716 0.103–2.914 1.04–32.352 86.477–264.569 [20]
Orontes River (Turkey)      2.01–20.9 10–1765 13–1555   0.3–3.3 7–87   [56, 57]
Gediz River (Turkey)    30   8 232 13 20   50   [58]
Ramadan city Groundwater (Egypt)   0.092813   0.005975 0.009588 0.481863 0.024088 0.00115 0.004125 0.066263 7.901375 [59]
Major River (Arjantin)    ND   3.1 172 22 1.6 1.7 22   [60]
Ganga River (India)    ND   10 80 26 140 120 60   [61]
Hindon River (India)      6.6 226 129 24 37 58   [62]
Manyame River (Zimbabwe)      17–31 43–77   2.9–3.4 32–79 343–542   [63]
Yuxi River (Chine)      16    105 25 134   [64]
River Nile (Egypt)      10–51 199–2211 30–298 1–33 5–51 10–115   [65]
Badovci Lake (Kosovo) <0.01 0.028 <0.001 <0.001 0.031 0.99 0.096 <0.01 <0.01 0.002   [35]
Badovci Lake (Kosovo) <0.01 0.026   0.002 0.003 0.036 0.0039 <0.01 <0.01 0.041   [66]
Batlava Lake (Kosovo) <0.01 0.047 <0.001 0.0016 0.0077 0.23 0.024 <0.01 <0.01 0.053   [67]
  1. ND: Not detected.