Microbial contamination in Lake Pontchartrain Basin and best management practices on microbial contamination reduction.

@article{Englande2002MicrobialCI,
  title={Microbial contamination in Lake Pontchartrain Basin and best management practices on microbial contamination reduction.},
  author={Andrew J. Englande and Guang Xi Jin and Carlton Dufrechou},
  journal={Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={
          1765-79
        }
}
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin is a complex system of physical and biological elements. Due to the actions of man, the Basin's ecosystem has changed significantly over the past half century. These changes have impaired water quality and habitats throughout the Pontchartrain Basin. Recreational activities including swimming have been banned in areas of the lake. This paper discusses sources of microbial contamination impacting designated use criteria and the need of disinfection for water quality… CONTINUE READING

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