20. Public Health Aspects of Contamination of Recreational Waters with Wastewater

  1. Gabriel Bitton

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch20

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bitton, G. (2010) Public Health Aspects of Contamination of Recreational Waters with Wastewater, in Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch20

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470630334

Online ISBN: 9780470901243

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Keywords:

  • public health aspects of contamination - of recreational waters with wastewater;
  • environmental and biological factors - controlling fate of enteric microorganisms in marine and other aquatic environments;
  • pathogenic and indicator microorganism survival - in sediments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Global Surveys of Enteric Pathogens in Contaminated Marine Waters

  • Survival of Pathogenic and Indicator Microorganisms in Marine Waters

  • Survival of Pathogenic and Indicator Microorganisms in Sediments

  • Health Aspects of Swimming in Contaminated Recreational Waters

  • Web Resources

  • Review Questions

  • Further Reading