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Title: Microbial aspects of sewage and sewage sludge in Dundee, Scotland
Authors: Jefferies, Christopher
Young, H. K.
McGregor, I.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Contemporary Sciences
Keywords: Sewage
Sludge
Bacteria
Total coliforms
Faecal coliforms
Faecal Streptococci
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)IWA Publishing, available from http://www.iwaponline.com/wst/02210/wst022100047.htm
Citation: Jefferies, C., Young , H.K. and McGregor, I. 1990. Microbial aspects of sewage and sewage sludge in Dundee, Scotland. Water Science and Technology. 22(10-11): pp.47-52. Available from http://www.iwaponline.com/wst/02210/wst022100047.htm
Abstract: Studies of the populations of coliforms and faecal streptococci in sewage and sewer sediments have been carried out in Dundee. Samples have been obtained and tested by standard methods from five storm and five dry weather flow events. The temporal variation of bacterial populations and concentrations during both types of flow regimes found are discussed in relation to flow rates and other relevant parameters. Average daily variations of bacterial concentrations are proposed for dry weather flows. No consistent pattern of bacterial population variation was found for storm events. No interpretation of the data for sediments was possible.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/986
ISSN: 0273-1223
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