Water quality fact sheet: Manganese

Smedley, Pauline. 2003 Water quality fact sheet: Manganese. British Geological Survey, 4pp.

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Manganes e is an esse nti al trace el eme nt for human heal th. The daily nutri tional requirement is 30– 50 μg/kg of body weight (WHO, 1993). Manganese is readily a bsorbed in hu man me taboli sm but t he degree of absorption depends on dos e, chemic al form and effects of ot her metals. Manga nese dissolved in water is lik ely to be more bioavailable than solid forms.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Funders/Sponsors: WaterAid
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, International development, WAChem
Date made live: 01 Mar 2017 10:08 +0 (UTC)

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