Monitoring of Faecal Pollution in Finnish Surface Waters

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. R. Maarit Niemi and
  2. Jorma S. Niemi

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch12

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Niemi, R. M. and Niemi, J. S. (2007) Monitoring of Faecal Pollution in Finnish Surface Waters, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • faecal pollution monitoring;
  • finnish surface waters;
  • Escheria coli;
  • faecal enterococci;
  • bacteriological quality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecological and methodological aspects of coliform bacteria and

  • Escheria coli as faecal indicator bacteria

  • Ecological and methodological aspects of faecal enterococci as faecal

  • indicator bacteria

  • Coliform bacteria and Escherica coli in waters

  • Faecal enterococci in waters

  • Monitoring of faecal bacteria

  • Bacteriological quality of individual rivers

  • Bacteriological quality of Finnish waters during 1963-1993

  • Conclusions