oa Madoqua - The water quality of water-holes utilised by game in the Etosha National Park
|Article Title||The water quality of water-holes utilised by game in the Etosha National Park|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 National Institute for Water Research, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1985|
|Pages||145 - 153|
|Keyword(s)||Anthraphage, Bocillus anthracis bacteriophage, Boreholes, Coliphage, Enzootic anthrax, Fountains and Salmonella london|
Water quality surveys undertaken in the Etosha National Park between October 1974 and August 1979, indicated that the water-holes in the area and faecally contaminated. The bacteriological quality is worst during the dry season. Eighteen per cent of the water-holes tested faiIed to meet the chemical Livestock Drinking Water Standard (D standard) of the Department of Water Affairs, South West Africa.
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