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Surfing is becoming an important asset for local development, despite engaging water quality concerns is often limited to bathing season - thus, a tool for decision support is required to yearly forecast the water quality, in order to minimise health risks and support water management decisions....

Author(s)
Marteleira, R.; Bicudo, P.; Brito, A. G. de; Coelho, P. S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, 2018, 8, 2, pp 105-119
Abstract

Sewage management in remote rural and mountain areas constitutes a challenge because of the lack of adequate infrastructure and economic capability. Tourism facilities, in particular, possess a special challenge because of huge variability in sewage production and composition as a consequence of...

Author(s)
Calheiros, C. S. C.; Bessa, V. S.; Mesquita, R. B. R.; Brix, H.; Rangel, A. O. S. S.; Castro, P. M. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Engineering, 2015, 79, pp 1-7
Abstract

Giardia and Cryptosporidium are the most frequent enteric protozoa causing gastroenteritis in humans worldwide. Intense recreational activity at Portuguese river beaches triggered the opportunity for a 2-year seasonal survey of 19 large river basin beaches. A total of 74 samples were collected and...

Author(s)
Júlio, C.; Sá, C.; Ferreira, I.; Martins, S.; Oleastro, M.; Ângelo, H.; Guerreiro, J.; Tenreiro, R.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2012, 10, 3, pp 484-496
Abstract

An evaluation of the microbiological water quality from the Algarve region was conducted. The parameters were determined using two semi-automated most probable number methods, Colilert and Enterolert (IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.). These methods were developed for the enumeration of coliforms and...

Author(s)
Valente, M. S.; Dionisio, L.; Pedro, P.; Borrego, J. J.
Publisher
World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Press (WSEAS Press), Wisconsin, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 3rd IASME/WSEAS International Conference on energy, environment, ecosystems and sustainable development (EEESD '07), Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island, Greece, 24-26 July, 2007, 2007, pp 335-339

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