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Table 3

Microbial counts (c.f.u/mL) of water samples collected from four sources of water in Banda sluma

Water sourceColiforms
E. coli
MeanSD%CVMeanSD%CV
Protected spring 0.7 0.2 28.6 
Dug well 6,500 3,200 49.2 4.3 18 41.9 
Local council tap 6.3 2.3 36.5 0.2 0.1 50 
Kiosk tap 0.6 0.1 16.7 0.2 0.1 50 
All 1,600 1,400 87.5 11 6.5 59 
Water sourceColiforms
E. coli
MeanSD%CVMeanSD%CV
Protected spring 0.7 0.2 28.6 
Dug well 6,500 3,200 49.2 4.3 18 41.9 
Local council tap 6.3 2.3 36.5 0.2 0.1 50 
Kiosk tap 0.6 0.1 16.7 0.2 0.1 50 
All 1,600 1,400 87.5 11 6.5 59 

aValues shown are means, standard deviations (SD) and coefficients of deviation (CV) of two determinations.

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