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Detection of Microbial Contamination in Groundwater

  • Hiroyuki Katayama
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 2)

Abstract

The water quality of groundwater is normally better and more stable than surface water, and it is sometimes used without treatment as a drinking water source. The water quality of groundwater is dependent on the local geological settings, land use and human activities. Pertaining to the anthropogenic contamination of groundwater, it is important to protect wellheads by regulating land use and limiting or eliminating specific activities that may contaminate groundwater.

Keywords

Total Coliform Microbial Contamination Water Supply System Septic Tank Faecal Contamination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyuki Katayama
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  1. 1.Department of Urban Engineeringthe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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