International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015


Microbial Examination of Spring Water in Tribal Area of Chinthapalli Mandal, Visakhapatnam District, A.P, India

Geetha Saramanda [2] | Byragi Reddy. T


Abstract: Water is defined as portable when it is free from disease producing microorganisms. In the tribal area of Visakhapatnam springs are one sources of drinking water and ever year people die due to drinking contaminated water which causes water brone diseases in rainy season. In the present study spring water samples collected from Chithapalli Mandal, Visakhapatnam District, A. P, India. The microbial examination of The microbiological quality was determined by the standard Most Probable number (MPN) method, Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC), Faecal coliform Count (FCC), and Faecal Streptococcal count (FSC) examined and comparing the results against the drinking water standards lead by BIS and WHO.


Keywords: tribal area, spring water, MPN, quality, standards


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,


Pages: 61 - 63


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