The relationship between rainfall and well water pollution in a West African (Gambian) village.

@article{Barrell1979TheRB,
  title={The relationship between rainfall and well water pollution in a West African (Gambian) village.},
  author={Ray Barrell and M G Rowland},
  journal={The Journal of hygiene},
  year={1979},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={143-50}
}
Water pollution was monitored in six Gambian village wells over a period of 8 months spanning the 5-month monomodal rains and the pre- and post-rains dry periods. Faecal coliform (FC) and faecal streptococci (FS) counts were high throughout and there was a massive increase associated with the onset of the rains, maximum counts exceeding 5 x 10(5)/100 ml… CONTINUE READING