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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
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

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

As little is known about the potential risks associated with the use of microbiologically contaminated river water for recreation, irrigation, or domestic purposes, the Msunduzi River in Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) was evaluated. In addition to pH, temperature, and chemical...

Author(s)
Gemmell, M. E.; Schmidt, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2013, 20, 9, pp 6551-6562
Abstract

The present study aims to evaluate water quality, analyzing the physico-chemical and microbiological, aware that the dam is of great importance to the city's residents, who use the same water for recreation, watering livestock, fishing and washing clothes. The survey was conducted in the...

Author(s)
Sales, Á. M. de J.; Santos, V. S. dos; Chaves, M. da S.; Alves, F. K. de S.; Brito, A. dos S.
Publisher
CEFET - Limoeiro - Ce, Limoeiro do Norte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Verde de Agroecologia e Desenvolvimento Sustentável, 2012, 7, 4, pp Nota tecnica 30-38
Abstract

The origin and distribution of microbial contamination in Oualidia lagoon were assessed using faecal coliform and streptococci bacteria. The lagoon is used for recreation, oyster farming, and fishing. Samples were collected from 9 different sites, and physicochemical and microbiological analyses...

Author(s)
Hennani, M.; Maanan, M.; Robin, M.; Chedad, K.; Assobhei, O.
Publisher
HARD Publishing Company, Olsztyn 5, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 2012, 21, 3, pp 627-634
AbstractFull Text

The main objective of this investigation was to determine the presence of pathogenic micro-organisms (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, total and fecal coliforms) as well as the levels of residual chlorine and pH in some swimming pools of three municipalities of the Carabobo state in order to propose some...

Author(s)
Colmenares, M. C.; Correia de Soto, A.; Sousa, C. de
Publisher
IAESP "Dr. Arnoldo Gabaldon", Maracay, Venezuela
Citation
Boletín de Malariología y Salud Ambiental, 2008, 48, 1, pp 73-82

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