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Modelling Microorganisms in Urban Stormwater

posted on 19.02.2019, 04:53 by David T, McCarthy
Urban stormwater contaminates surface waters with a number of pollutants, including microorganisms which have been shown to be one of the main pollutants of concern for the beneficial use of costal waters, rivers, and urban estuaries. Understanding microorganism levels in stormwater is important for the assessment of health risks related to discharging stormwater into receiving water bodies that are used for recreational purposes. Furthermore, understanding stormwater microorganism levels is also required so that accurate health risk assessments can be made when utilising urban stormwater as an alternate water resource[…]


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Grace Mitchell

Additional supervisor 1

Ana Deletic

Additional supervisor 2

Clare Diaper

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Department of Civil Engineering


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Engineering

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