Bacterial loading in the water of urban streams in Helsinki, Southern Finland

O. Ruth
Little research has been done into the hygienic quality of urban waters in Finland, and virtually none during the winter, when smaller streams are covered by ice. This paper presents data on three urban streams in Helsinki compiled at weekly intervals throughout the year in the periods 1995-96 and 1998-99. The results suggest that water quality varies greatly between winters according to weather conditions, with fairly large quantities of bacteria passing into the streams with...

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Bacterial loading in the water of urban streams in Helsinki, Southern Finland

O. Ruth
Little research has been done into the hygienic quality of urban waters in Finland, and virtually none during the winter, when smaller streams are covered by ice. This paper presents data on three urban streams in Helsinki compiled at weekly intervals throughout the year in the periods 1995-96 and 1998-99. The results suggest that water quality varies greatly between winters according to weather conditions, with fairly large quantities of bacteria passing into the streams with...

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