Comparison of E. coli, enterococci, and fecal coliform as indicators for brackish water quality assessment.

@article{Jin2004ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of E. coli, enterococci, and fecal coliform as indicators for brackish water quality assessment.},
  author={Guang Yuan Jin and Huei-Wang Jeng and Henry F. Bradford and Andrew Joseph Englande},
  journal={Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation},
  year={2004},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={245-55}
}
Escherichia coli (E. coli), enterococci, and fecal coliform data were collected and compared as potential indicators for swimmablility assessment of a brackish waterbody (Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana). These indicators were measured during lake background conditions, in stormwater runoff (before dilution with lake water), and in the outfall plume within the lake following storm events. Microbial indicator titers associated with suspended particles and lake-bottom sediments were also… CONTINUE READING

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