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Title: Investigation into elevated bacterial levels at Stennack culvert
Author: Julian Greaves
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: environment protection section Cornwall area final report February 2002
The Stennack stream rises a short distance South of Bussow Reservoir and continues for approximately four kilometres, through St Ives and issues onto Porthminster Beach (URN 82215326), close to the lifeboat station. Through the town of St Ives, most of the stream is culverted. Routine monitoring during the 2000 bathing season revealed exceptionally high bacterial counts in the stream water flowing from the culvert onto Porthminster Beach. Subsequent samples taken in November 2000 and March 2001 (Table 1), revealed a potential area of contamination between Stennack Post Office (NGR SW 51335 40274) and Stennack School (NGR SW51508 40322). The objective of this document is to identify the source of bacterial contamination to the Stennack Stream.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2002
Publication Place: Dorset
Subject Keywords: BacteriaBacteriaBathing waterBacterial countingBacteriological analysisBiological contaminationWater quality surveys
Geographic Keywords: Stennack streamSt Ives (Cornwall)
Extent: 3
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