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Meeting report: Knowledge and gaps in developing microbial criteria for inland recreational waters

Dorevitch, Samuel; Ashbolt, Nicholas J; Ferguson, Christobel; Fujioka, Roger; McGee, Charles D.; Soller, Jeffrey A.; Whitman, Richard L.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has committed to issuing in 2012 new or revised criteria designed to protect the health of those who use surface waters for recreation. For this purpose, the U.S. EPA has been conducting epidemiologic studies to establish relationships between microbial measures of water quality and adverse health outcomes among swimmers. New methods for testing water quality that would provide same-day results will likely be elements of the new criteria. Although...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.0901627


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