BACTERIOLOGICAL ESTIMATION OF DRINKING WATER FROM WESTERN PART OF MORDABAD (U.P)
Priyanka, Umar Farooq* and Nitali Arun
Introduction: Water is the precious gift of God on the earth. Life exists on the earth because of the availability of water. Itself being tasteless, odorless and colorless, it adds taste, color and nice smell in the life of living beings on the earth. Coliform bacteria are commonly found in soil. On vegetation and in surface water they also live in the intestinal of warm-blooded animals and human. Some Coliform bacterial strain can survive in soil and water for long period of time Aim: Bacteriological estimation of drinking water from western part of Moradabad (U.P.) Materials and methods: The study was conducted in department of microbiology Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College and Research Centre. Result: A total of 50 drinking water sample were tested by MPN method. Out of 50 samples 39 test sample were found positive (78%) and 11test sample were found negative (22%) Conclusion:-On the basis of the result obtained the bacteriological quality of drinking water from different sites and sources of Moradabad. contaminated with Coliform.
Keywords: Water culture, Coliform bacteria.
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