Reports: Bacterial Pollution Monitoring

MICROBIOLOGY REPORTS

Bacterial monitoring results for Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon

Monitoring of bacterial indicators (faecal coliforms and e.coli) to assess the effectiveness of adopted measures, is performed at specified sites on a bi-monthly basis.

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17/12/2020

Water Quality Guidelines – RECREATIONAL USE

After we received enquiries as to what the limits are for water quality as it relates to recreational use, we have decided to upload the relevant […]
16/11/2020

Microbiological monitoring in Saldanha Bay

Attached please find correspondence between DAFF and SBWQFT (Barry Clark) regarding our current bacteriological indicators for the bacterial monitoring plan. Barry’s explanation to why the SBWQFT is testing for entero streptococci.
12/07/2021

2021-06-15 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Apologies for the late circulation, I was out of action for about a month with COVID. Below the bacterial monitoring results for Saldanha Bay and Langebaan […]
21/04/2021

2021-04-15 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial monitoring results for Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon of samples taken on 15 April 2021. Some activity picked up around the northern shores of Saldanha […]
12/03/2021

2021-03-11 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial monitoring results for Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon of samples taken on 05 March 2021. Low bacterial activity picked up through-out the catchment. Results, in […]
04/03/2021

2021-03-02 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial monitoring results for Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon from samples taken on 24 February 2021. Bacterial activity picked up through-out catchment, within limits with exception […]
24/02/2021

2021-02-17 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial activity picked up through-out catchment, but within limits. Results, in general, indicates that the water was fit for full-contact recreational use in the catchment.
04/02/2021

2021-01-29 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial activity low through-out catchment. Results, in general, indicates that the water was fit for full-contact recreational use in the catchment. With the now open beached […]
03/02/2021

2021-01-18 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

Bacterial activity low through-out catchment, with some elevated activity observed at Hoedjies bay and Bok River outlet.  Results, in general, indicates that the water was fit […]
05/01/2021

2020-12-22 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

The bacterial activity was low throughout the catchment.
05/01/2021

2020-12-09 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

The bacterial activity was low throughout the catchment.
01/12/2020

2020-11-25 Bacterial Pollution Monitoring Results

The bacterial activity was low throughout the catchment, with some higher activity at Hoedjies bay and the Bok River Outflow. Results, in general, indicates that the […]