Publisher description for Field testing of USEPA methods 1601 and 1602 for coliphage in groundwater / prepared by Mohammad R. Karim ... [et al.] ; sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation.


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This study evaluates these two newly developed USEPA coliphage methods, which are under consideration for approval as required by the Groundwater Rule (GWR). Method 1601 is a qualitative two-step presence-absence procedure and Method 1602 is a quantitative single agar layer (SAL) procedure. This evaluation reports on their assessment of these methods for testing the vulnerability of groundwater for viral/fecal contamination as used for routine monitoring.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Viral pollution of water -- Measurement.
Bacteriophages -- Measurement.
Groundwater -- Analysis.