Drinking Water Supply and Management Practices in British Columbia, 1997-98
van Netten, Christiaan, Pereira, Robert, Brands, Ralph, Canadian Journal of Public Health
Background: Questions regarding control over a water fluoridation system in a British Columbia (BC) community led to a drinking water management survey in 1997-98.
Method: A questionnaire was constructed based on published drinking water control and management criteria and was sent to 91 communities.
Results: 73/91 surveys were returned (80% response rate); 31 reported a protected water supply system, 40 reported logging and/or cattle grazing in watershed areas, 25 reported a lack of primary disinfection. Water fluoridation was reported in 12 locations, 3 of which did not monitor fluoride levels. Testing for protozoans was done routinely in 19 …
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Publication information: Article title: Drinking Water Supply and Management Practices in British Columbia, 1997-98. Contributors: van Netten, Christiaan - Author, Pereira, Robert - Author, Brands, Ralph - Author. Journal title: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Volume: 93. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 2002. Page number: 14+. © Canadian Public Health Association Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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