An Investigation of Tap Water Quality in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

H. O., Salah and I. M., Sujaul and Karim, Md Abdul and Mohd Hafeez, Mohd Nasir and Abdalmnam, A. and C. K. M., Faizal (2020) An Investigation of Tap Water Quality in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 49 (1). pp. 191-196. ISSN 0253-5416 (print); 2079-9926 (online). (Published)

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Assessment of the quality of tap water at Kuantan area of Pahang, Malaysia was investigated. The parameters analyzed were total coliform, Escherichia coli, pH, total hardness, sulfate, and selected heavy metal based on drinking water quality standard Malaysia and WHO. The results showed that the fungi in the tap water in Kuantan area in different concentrations were Aspergillus sp., Rhodotorula mucilaginosa, Penicillium citrinum, Cladosporium cladosporioides, Cerrena sp., Aspergillus aculeatus, A. flavus, Cryptococcus sp., Cladosporium perangustum, Purpureocillium lilacinum and Candida catenulata. The residual free chlorine varied from 0.05 to 1.97 mg/l.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quality, Tap water, drinking water
Subjects: Not Available
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre of Excellence: Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Mir Sujaul Islam
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2020 14:45
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2022 02:54
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