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Presence of Strains of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus Detected in Drinking Water in Lalo, Benin: Assessment of Their Sensitivity to Commonly-Used Antibiotics

Benin has a high coverage rate of improved water sources. However, the vast majority of the population does not have access to safe drinking water at home. In the absence of a home piping system, the population devises methods to ensure that drinking water is available at home. As a result, water is extracted from…
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June 16, 2021 0

Quality of Drinking Water in Benin (West Africa): Analysis of the Potential Use of the “Songhaï” Ceramic Filter

Benin’s public health issues stem from a variety of sources. Domestic water plays an important role in households, but it is contaminated by biological and physicochemical pollutants. Household water purification devices, such as ceramic filters, can be used as a solution. “Filtre Songha” is a ceramic filter that is simple and easy to use and…
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June 16, 2021 0

Distribution of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) in Full-scale Drinking Water Utilities of India in Eastern Region – Challenges and Issues

Natural organic matter (NOM) in the water supply system is a major source of concern. It degrades the quality of drinking water and causes the production of cancer-causing trihalomethane (THM) chemicals. The current study looked into the distribution of NOM species (TOC, DOC, UV254, and SUVA) and their problems in full-scale drinking water utility treatment…
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May 20, 2021 0

Research on Performance Evaluation and Improvement of Ifraz-2 Water Treatment Plant

The performance of a water treatment plant (WTP) must be evaluated in all aspects and factors, including physical, chemical, and bacteriological, in order to determine its efficiency and provide consumers with high-quality water. Any WTP’s output must be assessed in order to fully comprehend its service, operation, and quality. The aim of this study was…
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May 10, 2021 0

Study on Physico–chemical Properties and Some Heavy Metal Contents in Public Water Sources in Tuzla and Its Surrounding, Bosnian and Herzegovina

This paper presents the results of physico-chemical parameters and heavy metals (Cu, Zn, Pb and Cd) contents in water sources of public supply of Tuzla and the surrounding area, as alternative sources of water supply. The study area was divided into six (6) sampling sites and their respective position was detected using GPS device (MAGELLAN…
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June 6, 2020 0