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Fecal contamination of recreational waters with cattle manure can pose a risk to public health due to the potential presence of various zoonotic pathogens. Fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) have a long history of use in the assessment of recreational water quality, but FIB quantification provides no...

Author(s)
Korajkic, A.; McMinn, B. R.; Ashbolt, N. J.; Sivaganesan, M.; Harwood, V. J.; Shanks, O. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 650, Part 1, pp 1292-1302
Abstract

In developing countries, urban surface waters are particularly affected by faecal pollution from domestic wastewaters due to the lack of sanitation and wastewater treatment plants. The presence of pathogenic microorganisms limits the uses of these waters for recreation and economic activities. In...

Author(s)
Ouattara, N. K.; Kouamé, C. K. Y.; Kamagaté, B.; Droh, L. G.; Ouattara, A.; Gourène, G.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2018, 12, 42, pp 965-972
Abstract

Current World Health Organisation figures estimate that ∼2.5 million deaths per year result from recreational contact with contaminated water sources. Concerns about quantitative risk assessments of waterways using faecal indicator organisms (FIOs) as surrogates to infer pathogenic risk currently...

Author(s)
Henry, R.; Schang, C.; Kolotelo, P.; Coleman, R.; Rooney, G.; Schmidt, J.; Deletic, A.; McCarthy, D. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2016, 174, pp 18-26
Abstract

Knowledge of pathogen removal in stormwater biofilters (also known as stormwater bioretention systems or rain gardens) has predominately been determined using bacterial indicators, and the removal of reference pathogens in these systems has rarely been investigated. Furthermore, current...

Author(s)
Chandrasena, G. I.; Deletic, A.; McCarthy, D. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hydrology (Amsterdam), 2016, 537, pp 248-259
Abstract

Users of recreational waters may be exposed to elevated pathogen levels through various point/non-point sources. Typical daily notifications rely on microbial analysis of indicator organisms (e.g., Escherichia coli) that require 18, or more, hours to provide an adequate response. Modeling...

Author(s)
Motamarri, S.; Boccelli, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2012, 46, 14, pp 4508-4520

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