Table 5.

Fecal coliform and fecal streptococcus populations from the three most contaminated sites of Page Brook watershed

Sampling period, mo/yr (no. of samples)Avg no. of colonies/100 ml
PB10PB12PB16
Fecal coliformsFecal streptococciFecal coliformsFecal streptococciFecal coliformsFecal streptococci
11/96–4/97 (6)1601780204011
5/97–7/97 (3)190886,0154281855
8/97–10/97 (3)3,10326042,4005652,347435
11/97–4/98 (6)21156497445321
5/98–7/98 (3)3063561,043391488464
8/98–10/98 (3)3473811,596582934583
11/98–2/99 (4)15102,002436807148