Observation of coliform bacteria in five coastal along Kelantan

Mariam Firdhaus Mad Nordin, and Marinah Muhammad, and Nurul' Ain Abdullah, (2011) Observation of coliform bacteria in five coastal along Kelantan. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

The observation of coliform bacterial counts along Kelantan coasts was studied on July and September 2011. Samples of coastal water were collected at five sampling station along Kelantan coasts, the selection of beaches bases on popularity,population density and suggested by Department of Environment (DOE). The samples analyzed using multiple-tube fermentation technique as described in 21st edition of Standard Method for Examination Water and Wastewater. Irama beach shows high of colofirm bacterial counts, 377 MPN/100 mL. However Sri Tujuh beach shows lower coliform bacteria count, 4 MPN/100 mL. The results obtain were compared with Malaysia interim Marine Water Quality Standard (IMWQS). Coastal water with coliform bacteria counts more than acceptable limit consider unsafe for shell fishing and swimming activity

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Faculty: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2012 12:14
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2012 11:35
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/493

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