Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 93, Issue 1, pp 10–12 | Cite as

Water: A Clear and Present Danger

  • Murray McQuigge
Editorial / Éditorial

L’eau: un danger bien réel


  1. 1.
    van Netten C, Pereira R, Brands R. Drinking water supply and management practices in British Columbia, 1997–98. Can J Public Health 2002;93(1).14–18.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Raina P, Pollari F, Teare G, Goss M, Barry D, Wilson J. The relationship between E. coli indicator bacteria in well-water and gastrointestinal illnesses in rural families. Can J Public Health 1999;90(3):172–75. (plus anecdotal evidence from discussions with Health Units across Canada.)PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Percival S, Walter J, Hunter P. Microbiological Aspects of Biofilms and Drinking Water. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000; 61.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    LeChevallier M, Cawthon C, Lee R. Factors promoting survival of bacteria in chlorinated water supplies. Appl Environ Microbiol 1998;54:649.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Canadian Public Health Association 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Murray McQuigge
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Officer of Health, Grey Bruce Health UnitOwen SoundCanada

Personalised recommendations