Journal of Water and Health, Volume 19, Issue 4, 1 August 2021

Cryptosporidium spp. infections in livestock and wild animals in Azerbaijan territory
S. Mamedova; P. Karanis
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 545–562.

Current report on the prevalence of free-living amoebae (FLA) in natural hot springs: a systematic review
Mary Rachael Leigh Fabros; Xyleen Rianne Shae Diesta; John Anthony Oronan; Kim Sofia Verdejo; Joe-Anna Sheilla Marie Garcia; Ma. Sophia Romey; Giovanni De Jesus Milanez
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 563–574.

Microbial faecal pollution of river water in a watershed of tropical Ethiopian highlands is driven by diffuse pollution sources
Douglas Mushi; Geda Kebede; Rita B. Linke; Aschalew Lakew; Daniel S. Hayes; Wolfram Graf; Andreas H. Farnleitner
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 575–591.

Lentic and effluent water of Delhi-NCR: a reservoir of multidrug-resistant bacteria harbouring blaCTX-M, blaTEM and blaSHV type ESBL genes
Asghar Ali; Insha Sultan; Aftab Hossain Mondal; Mohammad Tahir Siddiqui; Firdoos Ahmad Gogry; Qazi Mohd. Rizwanul Haq
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 592–603.

Genomic detection of waterborne enteric viruses as water quality indicators in Al-Zarqa River, Jordan
Ismail Saadoun; Qutaiba Ababneh; Ziad Jaradat
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 604–615.

Trends of potential waterborne diseases at different health facilities in Bamboutos Division, West Region, Cameroon: a retrospective appraisal of routine data from 2013 to 2017
Lontuo-Fogang Robertine; Vincent Khan Payne; Ntangmo Tsafack Honorine; Souleman Mounchili; Matango Murielle Saturine; Bup Rita Manjuh; Ngouyamsa Nsapkain Aboubakar; Bamou Roland
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 616–628.

Pathogen performance testing of a natural swimming pool using a cocktail of microbiological surrogates and QMRA-derived management goals
David C. Shoults; Qiaozhi Li; Susan Petterson; Sydney P. Rudko; Lena Dlusskaya; Mats Leifels; Candis Scott; Cyndi Schlosser; Nicholas J. Ashbolt
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 629–641.

Solar disinfection of turbid hygiene waters in Lexington, KY, USA
Atena Amirsoleimani; Gail M. Brion
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 642–656.

Detection of potentially pathogenic Arcobacter spp. in Bangkok canals and the Chao Phraya River
Noriko Tomioka; Wilasinee Yoochatchaval; Yasuyuki Takemura; Norihisa Matsuura; Tsuyoshi Danshita; Pornpawee Srisang; Noppamas Mungjomklang; Kazuaki Syutsubo
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 657–670.

Evaluation of hydration status during the COVID-19 pandemic: a study of Turkish young adults
Nursel Sahin; Senay Catak; Gamze Akbulut
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 671–681.

Quality of water for reprocessing of medical devices in healthcare facilities in Nepal
Gopal Panta; Ann K. Richardson; Ian C. Shaw
J Water Health (2021) 19 (4): 682–686.

Journal of Water and Health, Volume 19, Issue 3, 1 June 2021

Chemical contaminants in Brazilian drinking water: a systematic review
Luciano Barros Zini; Mariliz Gutterres
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 351–369.

Multiple water source use in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
Sean W. Daly; Jeremy Lowe; Gracie M. Hornsby; Angela R. Harris
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 370–392.

Groundwater as a potential cause of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka: a review
Sachithra Imbulana; Kumiko Oguma
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 393–410.

Potential risk of BPA and phthalates in commercial water bottles: a minireview
Rouse da Silva Costa; Tatiana Sainara Maia Fernandes; Edmilson de Sousa Almeida; Juliene Tomé Oliveira; Jhonyson Arruda Carvalho Guedes; Guilherme Julião Zocolo; Francisco Wagner de Sousa; Ronaldo Ferreira do Nascimento
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 411–435.

Does each bead count? A reduced-cost approach for recovering waterborne protozoa from challenge water using immunomagnetic separation
Natália de Melo Nasser Fava; Kamila Jessie Sammarro Silva; William John Snelling; Nigel George Ternan; James Stephen Gerard Dooley; Lyda Patricia Sabogal-Paz
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 436–447.

Comparison of the SARS-CoV-2-inactivating activities of the differently manufactured hypochlorous acid water products with various pH
Yohei Takeda; Sachiko Matsuda; Dulamjav Jamsransuren; Haruko Ogawa
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 448–456.

Fe-based layered double hydroxides for removing arsenic from water: sorption–desorption–regeneration
Tuğba Türk; Taha Boyraz; İbrahim Alp
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 457–467.

Comparison of two culture methods for the enumeration of Legionella pneumophila from potable water samples
Laura A. Boczek; Min Tang; Casey Formal; Darren Lytle; Hodon Ryu
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 468–477.

Characterization of V. cholerae O1 biotype El Tor serotype Ogawa possessing the ctxB gene of the classical biotype isolated from well water associated with the cholera outbreak in Kerala, South India
P. S. Reethy; K. V. Lalitha
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 478–487.

Generation of microplastics from the opening and closing of disposable plastic water bottles
Tvisha Singh
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 488–498.

In vivo toxicities of the hospital effluent in Mahdia Tunisia
Sabrine Afsa; Ons Fekih Sallem; Nouha Ben Abdeljelil; Anouar Feriani; Mohamed Fadhel Najjar; Hedi Ben Mansour
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 499–511.

Evaluating the impact of hydrometeorological conditions on E. coli concentration in farmed mussels and clams: experience in Central Italy
Valentina Colaiuda; Federica Di Giacinto; Annalina Lombardi; Carla Ippoliti; Carla Giansante; Mario Latini; Giuseppina Mascilongo; Ludovica Di Renzo; Miriam Berti; Annamaria Conte Nicola Ferri; Marco Verdecchia; Barbara Tomassetti
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 512–533.

Molecular surveillance of Cryptosporidium spp. for microbial source tracking of fecal contamination in Laguna Lake, Philippines
Laurice Beatrice Raphaelle O. dela Peña; Mark Raymond A. Vejano; Windell L. Rivera
J Water Health (2021) 19 (3): 534–544.

Journal of Water and Health, Volume 19, Issue 2, 1 April 2021

Editorial: Important news about this journal
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): iii–iv.

Irrigation water quality and its impact on the physicochemical and microbiological contamination of vegetables produced from market gardening: a case of the Vea Irrigation Dam, U.E.R., Ghana
Nang Biyogue Douti ; Ebenezer Ebo Yahans Amuah ; Samuel Kojo Abanyie ; Prince Amanin-Ennin
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 203–215.

Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in sewage treatment plants in Tehran, Iran
Fateh Rahimi ; Mohammad Katouli ; Mohammad R. Pourshafie
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 216–228.

A modified slow sand filtration system of epikarst spring water in karst mountainous areas, China
Yuewen Zhao ; Xiuyan Wang ; Juan Yang ; Changli Liu ; Shuaiwei Wang
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 229–241.

Sea water whirlpool spa as a source of Legionella infection
Dijana Tomic Linsak ; Darja Kese ; Dalibor Broznic ; Darija Vukic Lusic ; Arijana Cenov ; Milan Moric ; Ivana Gobin
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 242–253.

Hybrid modeling and prediction of oyster norovirus outbreaks
Shima Shamkhali Chenar ; Zhiqiang Deng
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 254–266.

The effect of different drinking water in culture medium on feces microbiota diversity
Kun Zhou; Weili Liu; Zhaoli Chen; Dong Yang; Zhigang Qiu; Hua Feng; Chao Li; Min Jin; Junwen Li; Qunying Xu Zhiqiang Shen
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 267–277.

Detection of potentially pathogenic free-living amoebae from the Caspian Sea and hospital ward dust of teaching hospitals in Guilan, Iran
Mohammad Reza Mahmoudi ; Nozhat Zebardast ; Frederick R. Masangkay ; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 278–287.

Risk analysis for groundwater intake in an old mining shaft with increased chloride content, Upper Silesia, Southern Poland
Beata Kończak ; Ewa Janson
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 288–305.

Evaluation of the drinking water quality surveillance system in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro
Clarissa Perez Faria ; Ricardo Almendra ; Gisele Silva Dias ; Paula Santana ; Maria do Céu Sousa ; Marcelo Bessa de Freitas
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 306–321.

Detection of enteric bacteria in two groundwater sources and associated microbial health risks
Adewale O. Olalemi ; Oluwasegun M. Ige ; Grace A. James ; Favour I. Obasoro ; Favour O. Okoko ; Christiana O. Ogunleye
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 322–335.

Nature of sorption of trivalent arsenic on novel iron oxyhydroxide stabilized starch/OMMT composite: A mechanistic approach
P. Gogoi ; M. Das ; P. Begum ; T. K. Maji
J Water Health (2021) 19 (2): 336–350.

Journal of Water and Health, February 2021, Vol. 19, Issue 1

SARS-CoV-2 sewage surveillance in low-income countries: potential and challenges
Juliana Calabria de Araujo ; Savia Gavazza ; Thiago Lima Leao ; Lourdinha Florencio ; Hernande Pereira da Silva ; Jones de Oliveira Albuquerque ; Maria Alice de Lira Borges ; Rayanna Barroso de Oliveira Alves ; Rosner Henrique Alves Rodrigues ; Eric Bem dos Santos
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 1–19.

A systematic review of microorganisms as indicators of recreational water quality in natural and drinking water systems
José Luis Lugo ; Elkyn Rafael Lugo ; Mario de la Puente
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 20–28.

Efficiency evaluation of sewage treatment technologies: implications on aquatic ecosystem health
Umara Qayoom ; Sami Ullah Bhat ; Irfan Ahmad
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 29–46.

Efficiency evaluation of sewage treatment technologies: implications on aquatic ecosystem health
Umara Qayoom ; Sami Ullah Bhat ; Irfan Ahmad
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 29–46.

Applicability of infectivity assay for the quantification of infectious human adenovirus genotype 5 in UV-irradiated wastewater
Surapong Rattanakul ; Kumiko Oguma
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 67–78.

Quantification of microplastics by count, size and morphology in beverage containers using Nile Red and ImageJ
Shujuan Chen ; Yue Li ; Christopher Mawhorter ; Saamon Legoski
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 79–88.

Shungite application for treatment of drinking water – is it the right choice?
Inga Jurgelane ; Janis Locs
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 89–96.

Potential health risk assessment related to arsenic pollution and hydrogeochemistry of groundwaters in Akşehir and surroundings (Konya/Turkey)
Simge Varol
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 97–107.

Assessment of immunohematological, hematological and biochemical responses in cultivable fish Cyprinus carpio exposed to an antibiotic sulfamethoxazole (SMX)
Nazish Iftikhar ; Imran Hashmi
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 108–119.

The status of freshwater and reused treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Hilmi S. Salem ; Yohannes Yihdego ; Hadi Hamaaziz Muhammed
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 120–158.

Trend in river water quality: tracking the overall impacts of climate change and human activities on water quality in the Dez River Basin
Nariman Mahmoodi ; Khaled Osati ; Ali Salajegheh ; Mohsen Mohseni Saravi
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 159–173.

Association between exposure to drinking water disinfection byproducts and adverse pregnancy outcomes in South Africa
Funanani Mashau ; Esper Jacobeth Ncube ; Kuku Voyi
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 174–189.

Photolysis of sodium chloride and sodium hypochlorite by ultraviolet light inactivates the trophozoites and cysts of Acanthamoeba castellanii in the water matrix
Beni J. M. Chaúque ; Marilise B. Rott
J Water Health (2021) 19 (1): 190–202.

Journal of Water and Health papers highly cited in 2020

TOP cited in 2020 among papers published in 2020

Detection of Acanthamoeba spp. in two major water reservoirs in the Philippines
Giovanni Milanez; Frederick Masangkay; Frieda Hapan; Thea Bencito; Marcus Lopez; Jeffrey Soriano; Abdee Ascaño; Louella Lizarondo; Joseph Santiago; Voravuth Somsak Manas Kotepui; Amalia Tsiami; Jitbanjong Tangpong; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 118–126.

Fate of Ascaris at various pH, temperature and moisture levels
Jenna Senecal; Annika Nordin; Björn Vinnerås
J Water Health (2020) 18 (3): 375–382.

Monitoring the lead-and-copper rule with a water-gated field effect transistor
Zahrah Alqahtani; Nawal Alghamdi; Martin Grell
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 159–171.

Physico-chemical and bacteriological quality of groundwater in a rural area of Western Niger: a case study of Bonkoukou
Hassane Adamou; Boubacar Ibrahim; Seyni Salack; Rabani Adamou; Safietou Sanfo; Stefan Liersch
J Water Health (2020) 18 (1): 77–90.

Occurrence of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in river water and sediment of the Mahakam River
Tony Hadibarata; Risky Ayu Kristanti; Ahmed Hossam Mahmoud
J Water Health (2020) 18 (1): 38–47.

Environmental monitoring of Aichi virus and human bocavirus in samples from wastewater treatment plant, drain, and River Nile in Egypt
Mohamed N. F. Shaheen; Sahar E. Abd El-Daim; Nehal I. Ahmed; Elmahdy M. Elmahdy
J Water Health (2020) 18 (1): 30–37.

Selecting rep-PCR markers to source track fecal contamination in Laguna Lake, Philippines
Kevin L. Labrador; Mae Ashley G. Nacario; Gicelle T. Malajacan; Joseth Jermaine M. Abello; Luiza H. Galarion; Christopher Rensing; Windell L. Rivera
J Water Health (2020) 18 (1): 19–29.


TOP cited in 2020 among papers published in 2019

6 times cited
Survey of US wastewater for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Jill Hoelle; James R. Johnson; Brian D. Johnston; Brian Kinkle; Laura Boczek; Hodon Ryu; Sam Hayes
J Water Health (2019) 17 (2): 219–226.

5 times cited
Molecular analysis of Blastocystis sp. and its subtypes from treated wastewater routinely used for irrigation of vegetable farmlands in Iran
Ehsan Javanmard; Hanieh Mohammad Rahimi; Maryam Niyyati; Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei; Meysam Sharifdini; Hamed Mirjalali; Mohammad Reza Zali; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 837–844.

5 times cited
Optimization of Hg(II) adsorption on bio-apatite based materials using CCD-RSM design: characterization and mechanism studies
Mohammad Javad Amiri; Mehdi Bahrami; Farideh Dehkhodaie
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 556–567.

5 times cited
Understanding lead in water and avoidance strategies: a United States perspective for informed decision-making
Kelsey J. Pieper; Adrienne Katner; Rebecca Kriss; Min Tang; Marc A. Edwards
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 540–555.


TOP3 cited in 2020 among papers published in 2018 and 2019

16 times cited
A systematic literature review of the enabling environment elements to improve implementation of water safety plans in high-income countries
Rachel Baum; Jamie Bartram
J Water Health (2018) 16 (1): 14–24.

8 times cited
Arsenic, cadmium, lead, and chromium in well water, rice, and human urine in Sri Lanka in relation to chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology
H. M. Ayala S. Herath; Tomonori Kawakami; Shiori Nagasawa; Yuka Serikawa; Ayuri Motoyama; G. G. Tushara Chaminda; S. K. Weragoda; S. K. Yatigammana; A. A. G. D. Amarasooriya
J Water Health (2018) 16 (2): 212–222.

7 times cited
Evaluation of a most probable number method for the enumeration of Legionella pneumophila from North American potable and nonpotable water samples
Ray Petrisek; Jonathon Hall
J Water Health (2018) 16 (1): 25–33.


TOP3 cited in 2020

30 times cited
Waterborne transmission of protozoan parasites: A worldwide review of outbreaks and lessons learnt
Panagiotis Karanis ; Christina Kourenti ; Huw Smith
J Water Health (2007) 5 (1): 1–38.

22 times cited
Are microbial indicators and pathogens correlated? A statistical analysis of 40 years of research
J. Wu ; S. C. Long ; D. Das ; S. M. Dorner
J Water Health (2011) 9 (2): 265–278.

15 times cited
Mycobacterium avium in a shower linked to pulmonary disease
Joseph O. Falkinham, III; Michael D. Iseman; Petra de Haas; Dick van Soolingen
J Water Health (2008) 6 (2): 209–213.


Counted by Dr. Mohan AMARASIRI, Kitasato University, Japan, based on Web of Science