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Bacteriological water quality in the Bay of Quinte

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dc.contributor.author Griffiths, Marta
dc.coverage.spatial Bay of Quinte
dc.coverage.spatial Ontario
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-08T16:19:17Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-08T16:19:17Z
dc.date.copyright 1984
dc.date.created 1984-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/15498
dc.description.abstract Data collected by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) in 1981 and 1982, and by the local Health Unit in 1982, determined that Bay of Quinte waters in the vicinity of Trenton, Belleville, and Picton displayed zones of elevated fecal coliform (FC) levels as a result of unchlorinated urban discharges. These discharges appeared to be intermittent, however, and led only to short term elevations in bacterial levels with the result that seasonal geometric mean levels at all public beaches remained below the Provincial Water Quality Objective (PWQO) for FC of 100 organisms/100 mL.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Ontario Ministry of the Environment
dc.rights Queen's Printer for Ontario, Crown Copyright, Non-Commercial Use Permitted
dc.rights.uri https://www.ontario.ca/page/copyright-information-c-queens-printer-ontario
dc.subject water quality
dc.subject bacteriolofical water quality
dc.subject fecal coliform
dc.subject unchlorinated urban discharges
dc.title Bacteriological water quality in the Bay of Quinte
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder Queen's Printer for Ontario
dc.contributor.affiliation Great Lakes Section, Water Resources Branch, Ontario Ministry of the Environment


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