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Bathing water microbiology:past, present and future

Jones, Keith (2008) Bathing water microbiology:past, present and future. Health Protection Matters, 12. pp. 22-25.

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Abstract

Britain’s coastal waters have become less polluted over the past twenty years. Keith Jones of Lancaster University suggests that southern Europe, where bathing waters are warm and clear and exposed to intense sunlight, will have few problems in meeting the microbial standards of a revised EU Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) but, in the north-west of England, where the water is cold and turbid, and where there is less sunshine, compliance will be more difficult.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Health Protection Matters
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 31068
Deposited By: Mr Richard Ingham
Deposited On: 17 Dec 2009 14:44
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2013 15:58
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31068

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