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Date: 2015/09/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3208
Description: This study aimed at investigating the presence of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli in river bed sedi- ments of the Apies River, Gauteng, South Africa, in order to better inform health management ... More
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Date: 2015/07/27
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2930
Description: Many South Africans living in resource-poor settings with little or no access to pipe-borne water still rely on riv-ers as alternative water sources for drinking and other purposes. The poor microbial ... More
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Date: 2015/07/15
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3220
Description: Purpose Sediments have been shown to contribute to the microbial quality of the water column during resuspension and serve as reservoirs for potentially pathogenic organisms. Currently, definitive gui ... More
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Date: 2015/06/08
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3204
Description: This study investigated the effects of population growth on the performance of the targeted wastewater treatment plants in Sedibeng District and Soshanguve peri- urban area, South Africa. The impact o ... More
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Date: 2015/06/06
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2937
Description: This study was conducted to develop novel chitosan nanocomposites and to optimize the minimum amount and contact time required to achieve complete inactivation of bacteria in water. Gram-negative Esch ... More
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Date: 2015/03/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3237
Description: The majority of the existing water bodies around the world are increasingly polluted with oily wastewater. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of single protozoan isolates (Aspidisca, Tr ... More
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Date: 2015/03/04
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2929
Description: The failure of wastewater treatment plants to produce effluents of a high microbiological quality is a matter of great concern in terms of water resource pollution. A more serious concern is that this ... More
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Date: 2015/01/21
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3219
Description: Purpose Research in the last few decades has increasingly demonstrated riverbed sediments as reservoirs of pathogenic bacteria, which could be released into water resources when sediments are resuspen ... More
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Date: 2014/11/03
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4531
Description: Mine water is an example of an extreme environment that contains a large number of diverse and specific bacteria. It is imperative to gain an understanding of thesebacterial communities in order to de ... More
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Date: 2014/02/05
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4516
Description: This study assesses and compares vanadium toxicity in its different oxidation states towards bacterial isolates (Pseudomonas putida and Bacillus licheniformis) and protozoan isolates (Peranema sp. and ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3114
Description: The demand of crude oil or any other oil by-products across the world and various activities are such as human and industrial activities has led to continuous pollution of various existing fresh water ... More
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Date: 2013-02-13
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1560
Description: Heavy-metals exert considerable stress on the environment worldwide. This study assessed the resistance to and bioremediation of heavy-metals by selected protozoan and bacterial species in highly poll ... More
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Date: 2010-10-05
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1570
Description: The failure of South African wastewater treatment plants to produce effluents of a high microbiological quality is a matter of great concern in terms of the pollution of water resources. This study ai ... More
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Date: 2010-08-31
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1571
Description: Cholera is a life-threatening diarrhoeal disease, which mainly affects inhabitants of developing countries due to poor socio-economic conditions and lack of access to potable water and sanitation. Tox ... More
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Date: 2010-04-18
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:826
Description: Pathogenic microbial agents in drinking water are a direct indication of water quality deterioration. Consequently, the aim of the study is to investigate the antimicrobial activity of polystyrene res ... More
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