A coliform bacteria survey of Monterey Bay off Del Monte Beach
Trumbauer, David Sidney
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Determination of the distribution of coliform bacteria in the vicinity of the outfall effluent of the Monterey Water Pollution Control Plant was made using the membrane filter technique for enumeration. The coliforms were seen to follow the onshore mass transport of water in the surface layer in response to predominately westerly winds. The extent of penetration of coliforms into the bay north of the outfall is restricted to several hundred yards, while more extensive spreading was observed towards the surf zone. No consistent pattern of variation of the coliform distribution could be related to the tidal cycle. Higher concentrations of coliform bacteria on several occasions seemed to be related to reduced periods of solar radiation.
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