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The use of polluted water bodies for recreation poses a risk of infectious diseases. This fact necessitates the need to take into account bacteriological indicators to determine the danger of recreational water use. The aim of the article is to develop a new method for assessing the potential risk...

Author(s)
Rybalova, O.; Malovanyy, M.; Bondarenko, O.; Proskurnin, O.; Belokon, K.; Korobkova, H.
Publisher
Polish Society of Ecological Engineering, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Journal of Ecological Engineering, 2022, 23, 5, pp 81-91
Abstract

Coastal habitats provide important ecosystem services, such as the maintenance of ecological sustainability, water quality regulation, nutrient recycling, and sandy beaches which are important areas for recreation and tourism. The quality of seawater is generally measured by determining the...

Author(s)
Giglio, O. de; Narracci, M.; Apollonio, F.; Triggiano, F.; Acquaviva, M. I.; Caroppo, C.; Diella, G.; Leo, A. di; Fasano, F.; Giandomenico, S.; Spada, L.; Cavallo, R. A.; Montagna, M. T.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2022, 194, 6,
Abstract

Aims: Widespread adoption of the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Method 1642 for enumeration of coliphage in recreational water requires demonstration that laboratories consistently meet internal method performance goals and yield results that are consistent across laboratories....

Author(s)
Zimmer-Faust, A. G.; Griffith, J. F.; Steele, J. A.; Asato, L.; Chiem, T.; Choi, S.; Diaz, A.; Guzman, J.; Padilla, M.; Quach-Cu, J.; Ruiz, V.; Santos, B.; Woo, M.; Weisberg, S. B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2022, 133, 2, pp 340-348
Abstract

Bromate, classified as a EU CLP 1B carcinogen, is a typical by-product of the disinfection of drinking and swimming pool water. The aim of this study was (a) to provide data on the occurrence of bromate in pool water, (b) to re-evaluate the carcinogenic MOA of bromate in the light of existing data, ...

Author(s)
Röhl, C.; Batke, M.; Damm, G.; Freyberger, A.; Gebel, T.; Gundert-Remy, U.; Hengstler, J. G.; Mangerich, A.; Matthiessen, A.; Partosch, F.; Schupp, T.; Wollin, K. M.; Foth, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Archives of Toxicology, 2022, 96, 6, pp 1623-1659
Abstract

Public Health Units (PHUs) in Ontario regularly monitor public beaches for E. coli levels as an indicator of the risk of recreational water-induced illness. Provincial guidance for beach water monitoring allows local flexibility in the beach monitoring process. We conducted a survey of public...

Author(s)
Heasley, C.; Sanchez, J.; Young, I.; Tustin, J.
Publisher
Canadian Science Publishing, Ottowa, Canada
Citation
Environmental Health Review, 2022, 65, 1, pp 17-24
Abstract

Inland recreational swimming sites provide significant social value globally. This study focused on public recreational swimming sites across the Murrumbidgee River and its tributaries in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) throughout the swimming season (September-April) from 2009 to 2020 to...

Author(s)
Vincent, K.; Starrs, D.; Wansink, V.; Waters, N.; Lal, A.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2022, 20, 5, pp 781-793
Abstract

South African rivers generally receive waste from inadequate wastewater infrastructure, mines, and farming activities, among others. The uMsunduzi River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is among these recipients with recorded poor to very poor water quality. To identify parts of the uMsunduzi River...

Author(s)
Ngubane, Z.; Bergion, V.; Dzwairo, B.; Troell, K.; Amoah, I. D.; Stenström, T. A.; Sokolova, E.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2022, 20, 4, pp 641-656
Abstract

Nearly all annual blooms of the toxic dinoflagellate Karenia brevis (K. brevis) pose a serious threat to coastal Southwest Florida. These blooms discolor water, kill fish and marine mammals, contaminate shellfish, cause mild to severe respiratory irritation, and discourage tourism and recreational...

Author(s)
Stumpf, R. P.; Li YiZhen; Kirkpatrick, B.; Litaker, R. W.; Hubbard, K. A.; Currier, R. D.; Harrison, K. K.; Tomlinson, M. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2022, 17, 1,
Abstract

Open water swimming is becoming an increasingly popular recreational activity. Understanding the human well-being benefits that open water swimmers derive from interaction with outdoor spaces is fundamental to environmental decision making, yet little is currently known about the benefits, threats...

Author(s)
Wood, L. E.; Vimercati, G.; Ferrini, S.; Shackleton, R. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 37,
Abstract

Personal protective equipment (PPE) pollution has become one of the most pending environmental challenges resulting from the pandemic. While various studies investigated PPE pollution in the marine environment, freshwater bodies have been largely overlooked. In the present study, PPE monitoring was ...

Author(s)
Aragaw, T. A.; De-La-Torre, G. E.; Teshager, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2022, 820,

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