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Water and Wastewater -- Sampling and Monitoring

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View Resource 5.1 Stream Flow: What is stream flow and why is it important?

Definition and calculation examples.

http://water.epa.gov/type/rsl/monitoring/vms51.cfm
View Resource A Fact Sheet on Coliform Bacteria in Water

This Vermont Department of Health site includes some excellent sections related to coliform bacteria in water. Six different sections contain basic information related to coliforms. A link to "A...

http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/ecoli_0157_H7/E.coli0157H7....
View Resource Biological Oxygen Demand

"Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a measure of the oxygen used by microorganisms to decompose this waste. If there is a large quantity of organic waste in the water supply, there will also be a lot...

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/dipproj2/en/fieldbook/b...
View Resource Chemical and Pathogenic Contaminant Exposure by Drinking Water

Safe drinking-water supplies are critical for protecting public health. Drinking water treatment and monitoring technologies are used by public water utilities to assure compliance with existing...

http://health.usgs.gov/dw_contaminants/
View Resource City of Cincinnati Water Treatment

The City of Cincinnati has developed a great site with animated diagrams of several of their water treatment facilities. Basic information regarding the aquifers used and basic water treatment is...

http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/water/pages/-3283-/
View Resource Cryptosporidim parvum: an emerging pathogen

Greg Hannahs from Kenyon College provides comprehensive information on this parasite. Sections include: introduction, life cycle, clinical manifestations, epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis,...

http://biology.kenyon.edu/slonc/bio38/hannahs/crypto.htm
View Resource Disinfecting Wells Following an Emergency

A five-page electronic paper on disaster recovery information and safety precautions for disinfecting water in a well.

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/wellsdisinfect.asp
View Resource Drinking Water - Iron and Manganese

This is one of the NebGuide pages from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Information is provided on the sources of iron and manganese in drinking water, indications of iron and manganese,...

http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/g1714/build/g1714.p...
View Resource Drinking Water: Hard Water

This NebGuide from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln provides backgound information related to hardness in water and its causes. Potential health effects, causes, and treatments are provided. ...

http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/g1274/build/g1274.p...
View Resource Fecal Coliform Bacteria

This site provides basic information related to fecal coliform bacteria. Links to related sites are provided.

http://www.state.ky.us/nrepc/water/wcpfcol.htm
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