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Along southern California beaches, the concentrations of fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) used to quantify the potential presence of fecal contamination in coastal recreational waters have been previously documented to be higher during wet weather conditions (typically winter or spring) than those...

Author(s)
Steele, J. A.; Blackwood, A. D.; Griffith, J. F.; Noble, R. T.; Schiff, K. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2018, 136, pp 137-149
Abstract

Taiwan is surrounded by oceans, and therefore numerous pleasure beaches attract millions of tourists annually to participate in recreational swimming activities. However, impaired water quality because of fecal pollution poses a potential threat to the tourists' health. This study probabilistically ...

Author(s)
Jang ChengShin; Liang ChingPing
Publisher
IWA Publishing, London, UK
Citation
Water Science and Technology, 2018, 77, 2, pp 534-547
Abstract

Increased emphasis on protection of recreational water quality has led to extensive use of fecal indicator bacteria monitoring of coastal swimming waters in recent years, allowing for long-term, widespread retrospective studies. These studies are especially important for tracking environmental...

Author(s)
Weiskerger, C. J.; Whitman, R. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 619/620, pp 1236-1246
Abstract

This study combines routinely collected water quality data from Ireland and an on-site survey of waterway users to evaluate whether trip duration is responsive to changes in water quality. Four categories of recreational users are considered: anglers, boaters, other water sports (e.g. rowing, ...

Author(s)
Breen, B.; Curtis, J.; Hynes, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2018, 7, 1, pp 1-15
Abstract

In Europe, the quality of coastal bathing waters improved considerably in the last decades, mainly due to the more demanding legislation and the adoption of water sanitation plans. In the Nerbioi estuary (North Spain), the Wastewater Treatment Plan implemented between 1990 and 2001 resulted on an...

Author(s)
Pouso, S.; Uyarra, M. C.; Borja, Á.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 212, pp 450-461
Abstract

When beach water monitoring programs identify poor water quality, the causes are frequently unknown. We hypothesize that management policies play an important role in the frequency of fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) exceedances (enterococci and fecal coliform) at recreational beaches. To test this...

Author(s)
Kelly, E. A.; Feng ZhiXuan; Gidley, M. L.; Sinigalliano, C. D.; Naresh Kumar; Donahue, A. G.; Reniers, A. J. H. M.; Solo-Gabriele, H. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 212, pp 266-277
Abstract

The risk from chemical substances in surface waters is often increased during wet weather, due to surface runoff, combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and erosion of contaminated land. There are strong incentives to improve the quality of surface waters affected by human activities, not only from...

Author(s)
Björklund, K.; Bondelind, M.; Karlsson, A.; Karlsson, D.; Sokolova, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 207, pp 32-42
Abstract

Exposure to contaminated water while swimming or boating or participating in other recreational activities can cause gastrointestinal and respiratory disease. It is not uncommon for water bodies to experience rapid fluctuations in water quality, and it is therefore vital to be able to predict them...

Author(s)
Avila, R.; Horn, B.; Moriarty, E.; Hodson, R.; Moltchanova, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 206, pp 910-919
Abstract

Enterococci concentration variability at Escambron Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico, was examined in the context of environmental conditions observed during 2005-2015. Satellite-derived sea surface temperature (SST), turbidity, direct normal irradiance, and dew point were combined with local...

Author(s)
Laureano-Rosario, A. E.; Symonds, E. M.; Rueda-Roa, D.; Otis, D.; Muller-Karger, F. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14, 12, pp 1602
Abstract

Human adenoviruses (HAdVs) are DNA viruses found in recreational water, such as water parks and swimming pools. Human adenovirus 41 (HAdV-41) is the most common serotype detected and is a leading cause of acute diarrheal disease. The focus of this study is to determine the prevalence of HAdVs in...

Author(s)
Shih YiJia; Tao ChiWei; Tsai HsinChi; Huang WenChien; Huang TungYi; Chen JungSheng; Chiu YiChou; Hsu TsuiKang; Hsu BingMu
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017, 24, 22, pp 18392-18399

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