ASSESSMENT OF FAECAL POLLUTION IN NTA-WOGBA CREEK IN PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA

  • Rita N. Udoh Department of Applied and Environmental Biology, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Etim D. Uko Department of Physics, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Iyeneomie Tamunobereton-ari Department of Physics, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Keywords: Faeces, Coliform, Water Contamination, Sewage, Streams, Public Health, Pathogens, Environment

Abstract

The research is on bacteriological analyses of water samples in NTA-Wogba Creek, Port Harcourt, Rivers State,Nigeria. Water samples were collected from Nta-Wogba creek at four different stations and analyzed for heterotrophic bacterial, and faecal coliform counts. Bacteria were isolated and identified using standard microbiology and chemical techniques.

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Published
2014-05-31
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