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NWQMC Conference Workshop: Bacteria Monitoring 101: Get Hands-on with Four Methods to Monitor Bacteria in Your Local Waterway

Designed as a 90 minute workshop to introduce participants to E. coli and Enterococci monitoring in surface waters. Participants learn about these indicator organisms’ importance and relevance for monitoring recreational waters, and about sources of bacterial pollution in surface waters. Demonstrations and/or hands-on training in use of the methods and opportunity for data results comparison were provided for IDEXX, Coliscan Easygel, 3M™ Petrifilm™, and LaMotte BioPaddles. These resources were provided improve understanding and capacity to carry out bacteria monitoring in surface waters as well as to present bacteria data effectively. (Presented at the 2014 National Water Quality Monitoring Council Conference, Arpil 30, 2014 Cincinnati, Ohio.)

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