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Antibiotic resistant bacteria and -genes in raw water, and the implications for drinking water production
(North-West University (South Africa). Potchefstroom Campus, 2019)
The introduction of antibiotic treatment in the 1940s was a revolutionary breakthrough in medicine. However, the wide and inappropriate use of antibiotics ever since have created the perfect conditions for increasing the ...
Characterization of Clostridium, Aeromonas and heterotrophic bacteria in selected groundwater systems
(North-West University (South Africa)North-West University, 2020)
Water sources in the North West Province (NWP) are made up of groundwater, surface water and re-useable effluent. However, major water challenges are experienced in the NWP when quality and quantity are considered. The NWP ...
Water quality of the Loopspruit, North- West Province: a geospatial, physicochemical and microbiological analysis
(North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
In the North West Province, surface water is polluted from sources such as surface runoff from agricultural settings, storm-water runoff as well as sewage from urban locations, and mining. This study aimed to evaluate the ...