In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Water Supply and Wastewater Management
Viruses in water from wells used for noncommunity supply
Highlights of Study
Two of the samples with culturable virus detections had no total
coliform or E. Coli detected.
Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium which causes gastric ulcers and other intestinal problems, was detected in 4 of the 60 wells.
One of the samples with H. Pylori had no other indicators present.
Final Report WRIR 01-4268Microbiological Quality of Water From Noncommunity Supply Wells in Carbonate and Crystalline Aquifers of Pennsylvania