Microbiological analysis of tube-well water in a rural area of Bangladesh

Islam, Md. Sirajul, Goldar, M., Khan, Nural, Siddika, A., Sadique, Md Abdus, Kabir, Alaol, Huq, Anwar and Colwell, Rita (2001) Microbiological analysis of tube-well water in a rural area of Bangladesh. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 67 (7). pp. 3328-3330. ISSN 0099-2240

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.67.7.3328-3330.2001

Abstract

Five tube-wells in Matlab, Bangladesh, were selected for analysis of selected biophysicochemical parameters. The results showed that all tube-well water samples contained zooplankton and bacteria. Results for some of the parameters were outside the accepted limits recommended by the World Health Organization for drinking water. It is concluded that water from tube-wells should be treated if used as drinking water.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C500 Microbiology
T300 South Asian studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2008 15:37
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 14:51
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2468

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