Bacteria in drinking water sources of a First Nation reserve in Canada.

@article{Farenhorst2017BacteriaID,
  title={Bacteria in drinking water sources of a First Nation reserve in Canada.},
  author={Annemieke Farenhorst and Ru Li and Musarrat Jahan and Hein Min Tun and Ruidong Mi and Inoka D Amarakoon and Ayush Kumar and Ehsan Khafipour},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2017},
  volume={575},
  pages={
          813-819
        }
}
Approximately 20% of the 600 First Nations reserves across Canada are under a drinking water advisory, often due to unacceptable levels of bacteria. In this study, we detected fecal bacteria at an alarmingly high frequency in drinking water sources in a fly-in First Nations community, most notably in buckets/drums of homes without running water where… CONTINUE READING