Accommodating change of bacterial indicators in long term water quality datasets

@inproceedings{Cude2005AccommodatingCO,
  title={Accommodating change of bacterial indicators in long term water quality datasets},
  author={Curtis G. Cude},
  year={2005}
}
In 1996, the State of Oregon adopted a water quality standard based on Escherichia coli (E. coli), recognizing E. coli as an indicator of pathogenic potential. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) began analysis for E. coli that same year. The Oregon DEQ continued collection and analysis of fecal coliform (a prior indicator organism) for data input to bacterial loading models and the Oregon Water Quality Index (OWQI). The OWQI is a primary indicator of general water quality for… CONTINUE READING