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Methods for rapid detection of fecal indicator bacteria in water are important to ensure that water is safe for drinking, bathing, recreation, fishing and shellfish harvesting. In this study, we tested experimental conditions for bacterial hydrolysis of two promising enzymatic substrates,...

Author(s)
Wu JianYong; Stewart, J. R.; Sobsey, M. D.; Cormency, C.; Fisher, M. B.; Bartram, J. K.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Microbiology, 2018, 75, 7, pp 827-834
Abstract

This study was aimed to determine the anthropogenic and natural factors affecting spatial and temporal changes in the physicochemical parameters and bacterial indicators of water quality in the river Białka. The impact of intensive development of the tourist infrastructure on the quality of river...

Author(s)
Bojarczuk, A.; Jelonkiewicz, Ł.; Lenart-Boroń, A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018, 25, 10, pp 10102-10114
Abstract

There are numerous freshwater springs within the Nature Park Medvednica. The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether water from selected springs close to popular visitor spots is suitable for drinking at the sampling time. Water samples were collected on 11 December 2016 from the...

Author(s)
Dekić, S.; Hrenović, J.
Publisher
Hrvatske Vode, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatske Vode, 2017, 25, 99, pp 13-16
Abstract

In this cross-sectional study, 6 samples of pool water frequently used by maximum number of swimmers, were taken from surface and various depths of water base of standard method every two weeks. The samples were transferred to a reference laboratory for analysis in compliance with standard...

Author(s)
Hoseinzadeh, E.; Yousefzadeh, A.; Fazeli, S.; Goudarzi, N.; Moghadasi, M.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Citation
HOZAN, 2016, 1, 2, pp 23-29
AbstractFull Text

The present study had as objective to analyze the quality physical-chemical and microbiological of the water of swimming pools of two recreational complexes located in west of the city of Maracaibo, Zulia state, in accordance with the established in the sanitary Venezuelan procedure, the official...

Author(s)
Carrasquero Ferrer, S. J.; Muñoz Colina, C. E.; Tuviñez Morales, P. C.; Vargas Torres, R. D.; Vargas Castellano, C. J.; Marín Leal, J. C.
Publisher
IAESP "Dr. Arnoldo Gabaldon", Maracay, Venezuela
Citation
Boletín de Malariología y Salud Ambiental, 2016, 56, 2, pp 202-210
Abstract

Bosomtwe Lake is a freshwater lake in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, and is the habitat for many native plant and animal species. It is also a place for tourism and, therefore, the water quality and health status of the lake are vital for conservation of species and tourism. The main objective of...

Author(s)
Sadick, A.
Publisher
Scientific Journal Environmental Research, Engineering and Management, Kaunas, Lithuania
Citation
Environmental Research, Engineering and Management, 2016, No.1, pp 44-52
Abstract

This study assessed the microbial safety of Lake Nabugabo beaches for recreation. Faecal microbial indicators and physico-chemical characteristics of beach recreational water were determined. Water sampling was done between 10.00 and 11.30 h and 1700 and 18.00 h. Data was analysed using student...

Author(s)
Doreen, N.; Okot-Okumu, J.; Muyodi, F. J.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 9, 10, pp 773-782
Abstract

Rivers are considered as the life line of any country since they make water available for our domestic, industrial and recreational functions. The quality of river water signifies the health status and hygienic aspects of a particular region, but the quality of these life lines is continuously...

Author(s)
Mishra, P. R.; Nadda, R. K.
Publisher
University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Citation
Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society, 2014, 2, 1, pp 61-75
Abstract

The water pollution of marine ecosystems could cause health problems through water contamination and in a direct contact, when used for recreation aims, or in indirect way, by the negative impacts to marine ecosystems and by consuming of polluted marine products. The samplings of marine water are...

Author(s)
Angjeli, G.; Lika, M.; Malollari, I.
Publisher
Balkan Environmental Association (BENA), Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 2014, 15, 4, pp 1594-1602
Abstract

Waterborne diseases are common and major problem in developing countries. Considering the great importance of the safety of recreational waters, a cross-sectional study at Addis Ababa and Oromiya regional state was carried out over a three month period of time from May-July, 2008. A total of 72...

Author(s)
Thewodros Bekele; Seyoum Leta
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2014, 8, 7, pp 435-441

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