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Low-strength saline wastewater may be generated by tourist facilities, industries and communities located in coastal areas. Sea salts, mostly chlorides, when present in wastewaters at high concentrations, can cause inhibition on biological treatment processes. In this study, a laboratory down-flow...

Author(s)
Rovirosa, N.; Sánchez, E.; Cruz, M.; Veiga, M. C.; Borja, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Bioresource Technology, 2004, 94, 2, pp 119-127
Abstract

A study was conducted to evaluate the quality, particularly the microbiological aspects, of treated and untreated water used in beach huts lodged along the Salvador-Bahia, Brazil seashore. The beaches are constantly frequented by visitors and tourists and even by the local population, therefore,...

Author(s)
Andrade, C. de S.; Leite, C. C.; Silva, M. D. da; Assis, P. N. de; Guimarães, A. G.
Publisher
Instituto Adolfo Lutz, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto Adolfo Lutz, 2004, 63, 2, pp 215-219
Abstract

A study of the water quality of the Potrero de los Funes River (San Luis - Argentina) was carried out in order to evaluate the possible effect of the anthropogenic activities on the river developed in the homonymous town. Samples were collected during the period March 2000-November 2005 at three...

Author(s)
Almeida, C. A.; Quintar, S.; González, P.; Mallea, M. A.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2007, 133, 1/3, pp 459-465
Abstract

Water parks are a rapidly growing element of the United States tourist industry. To reduce incidence of abrasion and impact injuries in such parks, designers are searching for padding materials that can withstand the harsh oxidative environments of chlorinated water. Although padded features help...

Author(s)
Davis, T. L.; Standridge, J. H.; Degnan, A. J.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2009, 7, 3, pp 452-463
Abstract

The sanitary qualities of swimming pool water of public places in Zhongshan city, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China and the prevention of the outbreak of infectious diseases were studied. The aerobic bacterial count, coliform bacterial, pH value, turbidity, urea, and dissociate chlorine of public...

Author(s)
Yuan ZhanHong; Ma XiuYing; Yu KunYing; Liu QiMing; Ding LiYan; Ouyang PeiPei
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen Medical Science of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine (Guangzhou), 2009, 9, 6, pp 694-696
Abstract

An investigation was conducted to determine hepatitis A virus (HAV) and norovirus (NV) presence in marine recreational waters (MRWs) from two Mexican tourists beaches (Altata and Mazatlan), located at the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Also, Binary Logistic Regression (BLR) analyses were...

Author(s)
León Félix, J.; Cháidez Fernandez, Y.; Velarde-Félix, J. S.; Valdez Torres, B.; Cháidez, C.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2010, 8, 2, pp 269-278
Abstract

Safe water quality criteria on the load and types of microbial populations are important for human use from fishery, tourism and navigational viewpoints. To understand the variations in sewage pollution indicator and certain human pathogenic bacteria, data collected from various locations along...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, V.; Ramaiah, N.; Kakti, S.; Samant, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Indicators, 2011, 11, 2, pp 318-327
Abstract

Due to their use by humans and to preserve public health, recreational marine environments should fulfill physico-chemical and microbiological quality prerequisites. Nevertheless, anthropogenic activities such as agriculture, cattle raising, industrial, touristic and domestic, can discharge...

Author(s)
Cortez, J.; Ruiz, Y.; Medina, L.; Valbuena, O.
Publisher
Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Venezolana de Microbiologia, Caracas, Venezuela
Citation
Revista de la Sociedad Venezolana de Microbiologia, 2013, 33, 2, pp 122-128
Abstract

The objective was to evaluate representative bacterial indicators found in the Nanshih River, a resource having multiple uses including recreation, water supply, and agriculture. Human activities were investigated in order to clarify the relationship between bacterial indicators and point source...

Author(s)
Chang YiTang; Chang YuJie
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Desalination and Water Treatment, 2014, 52, 4/6, pp 1130-1142
Abstract

Background: The clam Tivela mactroides is an important sandy-beach resource along the western Atlantic coast, and is widely harvested by both tourists and residents for recreational, subsistence and/or economic purposes. These clams are intensively exploited in Caraguatatuba Bay on the southeastern ...

Author(s)
Denadai, M. R.; Jacobucci, D. F. C.; Fontana, I.; Taniguchi, S.; Turra, A.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Food Contamination, 2015, 2, 6, pp (26 April 2015)

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