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WRRCTMR No.83 Bacterial Contamination of Water Resources on Moen, Truk Islands, Federated States of Micronesia

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Title WRRCTMR No.83 Bacterial Contamination of Water Resources on Moen, Truk Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
Creator Miller, F DeWolfe Moravcik, Philip S Siren, Nascha William, Sanphy
Subject groundwater contamination sanitation water use groundwater pollution water quality microbiological studies Micronesia Truk sanitation survey excreta disposal fecal pollution rainwater catchment shallow groundwater Drinking water -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Weno Island -- Contamination. Water quality -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Weno Island -- Measurement. Water-supply -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Weno Island. Groundwater -- Micronesia -- Weno Island -- Pollution. Chuuk (Micronesia)
Description Shallow wells and individual rainwater catchment systems meet the water requirements of many Micronesians. The quality of this water is a matter of public health interest because this region suffers from a high incidence of gastrointestinal disorders and water-related diseases. Poor sanitary conditions and particularly inappropriate excreta disposal practices pose a significant threat to shallow groundwater quality. Groundwater is usually used for nondrinking purposes; however, when...
Date 1991-09
Type Report
Identifier Miller FD, Moravcik PS, Siren N, William S. 1991. Bacterial contamination of water resources on Moen, Truk Islands, Federated States of Micronesia. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical memorandum report, 83. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2767
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Memorandum Report 83
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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