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WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
WHO Drinking Water Quality Guidelines (1993). Water at the tap (i.e. after passing through a distribution system) may contain coliforms (but not faecal coliforms) in up to 5% of samples. For untreated water, the question is much more difficult. Untreated water sources almost always contain some faecal coliforms; ...

WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
Cysticerca bovis. ... Bacteria: Faecal coliforms <70 but usually <20 <30 but usually <15 Helminths: Ascaris lumbricoides Many months <60 but usually <30 Hygienic behaviour One of the most effective methods of breaking the faecal- ... More from this site

State of Our Urban Lakes
A large amount of faecal coliforms, indicative of the presence of faecal matter, has been detected in drinking water during studies conducted by scientists from ...

National Post Online - financialpost
The Drinking Water Inspectorate reports that compliance continues to improve, especially for pesticides and coliforms. In 1998, 99.78% of the 2.8 million tests conducted met the required standard ...

Glossary of Terms - Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland
F Faecal Coliforms - Harmless bacteria which serve as indicators of the presence of human and animal faeces in ...

Groundwater - Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland
Since 1995, there has generally been an increasing trend in the percentage of ... there has been a decline in the number of samples with faecal contamination over the past 10 years. Any indication of faecal contamination must be regarded as a matter of serious concern ... More from this site