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Title
Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Source Identification in The Pajaro River Watershed, Santa Clara County, California
Creator
Tu, B., Mann, K., and Wilkinson, E
Santa Clara Valley Water District. Environmental Planning Unit
Date Created and/or Issued
2017-12
Contributing Institution
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Collection
California Revealed from Santa Clara Valley Water District
Rights Information
Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Santa Clara Valley Water District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Description
Abstract: To meet a key performance indicator of the Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program (Safe Clean Water) Project B2 (Interagency Urban Runoff Program), the Santa Clara Valley Water District (District) collaborated with the City of Gilroy, City of Morgan Hill, and County of Santa Clara to enhance their efforts through interagency cooperation by: testing for FIB (Escherichia coli [E. coli] and enterococci) in the Pajaro River Watershed and comparing results to Federal water quality criteria; engaging in a Microbial Source Tracking (MST) investigation of select sites to determine possible sources of pathogens in the watershed; and focusing on sites within the Pajaro River Watershed where District employees and the public may be potentially exposed to microbial pathogens in the water. -- Executive summary. Table of contents: Introduction and background -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion and recommendations -- References -- Appendix A. 2015 FIB [fecal indicator bacteria] and MST [microbial source tracking] results -- Appendix B. 2015 water quality data -- Appendix C. 2016 FIB and MST results -- Appendix D. 2016 water quality data.
Type
text
Format
Copy
Book
Identifier
csjvwd_000509
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Provenance
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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