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Title: Microbial water quality in the upper Olifants River catchment: implications for health
Authors: Le Roux, WJ
Schaefer, LM
Genthe, B
Keywords: Upper Olifants
Olifants river
Water quality
Microbial pollutants
Water-borne pathogens
Faecal bacteria
Faecal pollution
Wastewater treatment
Water-borne infections
Issue Date: Oct-2012
Citation: Le Roux, WJ, Schaefer, LM and Genthe, B. Microbial water quality in the upper Olifants River catchment: implications for health. 4th CSIR Biennial Conference: Real problems relevant solutions, CSIR, Pretoria, 9-10 October 2012
Abstract: A quantitative microbial risk assessment of water in the upper Olifants River catchment showed that sections of the catchment are highly contaminated with faecal indicator bacteria and pathogenic micro-organisms and that the polluted waters pose an unacceptably high risk to water users within this catchment.
Description: 4th CSIR Biennial Conference: Real problems relevant solutions, CSIR, Pretoria, 9-10 October 2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/6244
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Water resources and human health
CSIR Conference 2012
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