Coliform Bacteria

Coliform Bacteria


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Coliform Bacteria (For Private Water and Health Regulated Public Water Supplies), Governement of Saskatchewan, Jul 2008

Total and Feacal Coliform Bacteria in Groundwater, Well Stewardship Information Series, September 2002

Vendrell P.F., Atiles J.H,Your household water quality: Coliform bacteria in your water, The University of Georgia, January 2003, Circular 858-7.

Vendrell P.F., Atiles J.H, Desinfecting your well water: shock chlorination. The University of Georgia, January 2003, Circular 858-4.

Vermonth Department of Health, Agency of Human Services

Medical Microbiology": edited by David Greenwood, Richard Slack, John Peutherer, and Mike Barer; 2007

The drop on water Coliform Bacteria, Nova Scotia Environment, march 2009

Microbiological water sampling – basic procedures. Nova Scotia Environment

What’s in your well? A guide to well water treatment and maintenance, Heath Canada