News tagged with indicator bacteria

Study looks at gray seal impact on beach water quality

(—Scientists from the newly created Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium (NASRC) are using data collected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) to investigate whether seals may impact beach ...

dateDec 19, 2012 in Ecology
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How good are tests for E. coli in streams?

Bacteria commonly used to indicate health risks in recreational waters might not be so reliable after all. Pathogenic E. coli were pervasive in stream-water samples with low concentrations of fecal indicator bacteria.

dateSep 22, 2009 in Environment
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