TABLE 1.

Bacterial diversity in the two water meters

Water meterTotal no. of OTUs at:Chao1 estimate of richness (95% CI)a at:ACE estimate of richness (95% CI) at:
97% sequence similarity95% sequence similarity97% sequence similarity95% sequence similarity97% sequence similarity95% sequence similarity
WDMS_A208110341 (284-441)136 (120-173)339 (292-412)138 (124-168)
WDMS_B13389202 (167-273)116 (99-158)206 (174-262)116 (102-148)
  • a 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.