TABLE 1.

Range of the percentages of E. coli organisms attached to particles in runoff for each day and overall means and standard deviations for each experimenta

Day% of E. coli organisms attached to particles
Expt 1 (feces)Expt 2 (feces)Expt 2 (feces- Pukemutu soil)Expt 2 (feces- Waikiwi soil)Expt 3 (feces)
25-1110-126-77-119-11
62-76-910-135-72-9
148-268-139-148-92-2
303-95-198-913-162-6
Mean7.910.09.49.65.1
SD5.64.43.72.93.5
  • a The ranges are based on six analyses in experiment 1, duplicates in experiment 2, and triplicates in experiment 3. Day 0 data are omitted; see the text for an explanation.