Pathogen Removal Performance of Best Management Practices In Charlotte and Wilmington, North Carolina

  title={Pathogen Removal Performance of Best Management Practices In Charlotte and Wilmington, North Carolina},
  author={Jon Michael Hathaway and William F. Hunt and J. D. Wright and Steve Jadlocki},
Pathogens are a target pollutant in many parts of North Carolina, particularly in areas that drain to shellfish waters. Single storm limits have been established for pathogen indicators in fresh water (200 cfu/ 100 ml for fecal coliform, 126 col/100 ml for E. coli, and 33 cfu/100 ml for enterrococcus) and marine waters (35 cfu/100 ml for enterrococcus) being used as full body recreational areas in an attempt to reduce public health risks. Runoff samples collected in coastal counties have often… 

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