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Main Title Preliminary Study Comparative Winter Survival of Fecal Bacteria in Subarctic River.
Author Van Donsel, Dale J. ; Gordon, Ronald C. ; Davenport., Charlotte V. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, College, Alaska. Arctic Environmental Research Lab.
Year Published 1974
Report Number Working Paper-28;
Stock Number PB-261 499
Additional Subjects Salmonella ; Stream pollution ; Alaska ; Survival ; Sampling ; Temperature measurement ; Ice ; Winter ; Coliform bacteria ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-261 499 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 30p
A preliminary investigation of Salmonella survival in a subarctic Alaskan river was conducted during March 1973, when there was total ice cover and 0C water temperature. Since most of the domestic pollution entered the river from one source and there were no additional sources downstream, it was possible to examine survival without interruption for seven days flow time. Six Salmonella serotypes were isolated, and salmonellae were still recoverable both quantitatively and qualitatively after seven days flow time in the presence of 330 total coliforms/100 ml and 60 fecal coliforms/100 ml.