Journal of Water and Health, Volume 19, Issue 6, 1 December 2021

Antibiotic resistance genes in an urban stream before and after a state fair
Kassidy O’Malley; Patrick McNamara; Walter McDonald
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 885–894.

Short-term exposure to benzalkonium chloride in bacteria from activated sludge alters the community diversity and the antibiotic resistance profile
Luz Chacón; Maria Arias-Andres; Freylan Mena; Luis Rivera; Lorena Hernández; Rosario Achi; Fernando Garcia; Keilor Rojas-Jimenez
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 895–906.

Rapid detection of mcyG gene of microcystins producing cyanobacteria in water samples by recombinase polymerase amplification combined with lateral flow strips
Jingjing Li; Mingbao Feng; Xin Yu
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 907–917.

Systematic review of the relative concentrations of noroviruses and fecal indicator bacteria in wastewater: considerations for use in quantitative microbial risk assessment
Zelfa Hamadieh; Kerry A. Hamilton; Andrea I. Silverman
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 918–932.

Assessment of radiation dose hazards caused by radon and its progenies in tap water by the human dosimetric model
Jinlong Yong; Qian Liu; Baoshan Wu; Youhua Hu; Guangwen Feng
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 933–945.

Seasonal and gender impacts on fecal exposure trends in an urban slum
Min-Li Chua; Md. Nazmul Ahsan; Akira Sakai; Shigeo Fujii; Shotaro Goto; Michiya Kodera; Hidenori Harada
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 946–958.

Evaluating water quality using social media and federal agency data
Lixia He Lambert; Courtney Bir
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 959–974.

Microbial water quality at contrasting recreational areas in a mixed-use watershed in eastern Canada
Ainslie J. Butler; Katarina Pintar; Janis L. Thomas; Manon Fleury; Stefanie Kadykalo; Kim Ziebell; John Nash; David Lapen
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 975–989.

Diversity and health risk potentials of the Enterococcus population in tropical coastal water impacted by Hurricane Lane
Prakit Saingam; Doris Y. W. Di; Tao Yan
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 990–1001.

Knowledge on and preventive practices of cholera in Al-Mahweet – Yemen, 2018: a cross-sectional study
Fekri Dureab; Yasameen Al-Qadasi; Hani Nasr; Marwah Al-Zumair; Taha Al-Mahbashi
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 1002–1013.

Demographic differences in use of household tap water in a representative sample of US adults, FallStyles 2019
Kayla Vanden Esschert; Catherine E. Barrett; Sarah A. Collier; Amanda G. Garcia-Williams; Elizabeth Hannapel; Jonathan S. Yoder; Katharine M. Benedict
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 1014–1020.

Variants of ctxB alleles of Vibrio cholerae O1 caused sequential cholera outbreaks in the tribal areas of Odisha, India
Bibhuti Bhusan Pal; Smruti Ranjan Nayak; Ashish Kumar Nayak; Dipti Ranjan Behera; Swatishree Pany; Sanghamitra Pati
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 1021–1029.

Examination of the Cameroon DHS data to investigate how water access and sanitation services are related to diarrhea and nutrition among infants and toddlers in rural households
Jigna M. Dharod; Carole Debora Nounkeu; Lauren Paynter; Jeffrey D. Labban; Lauren R. Sastre
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 1030–1038.

Corrigendum: Journal of Water and Health 18 (5), 704–720: An investigation of the possible scenarios for the optimal locating of quality sensors in the water distribution networks with uncertain contamination, Hamideh Jafari, Taher Rajaee and Sara Nazif, doi: 10.2166/wh.2020.099
Sara Nazif
J Water Health (2021) 19 (6): 1039.

Journal of Water and Health, Volume 19, Issue 5, 1 October 2021

Molecular prevalence and subtype distribution of Blastocystis sp. in Asia and in Australia
Sara Nemati; Mohammad Reza Zali; Paul Johnson; Hamed Mirjalali; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 687–704.

Prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae in wastewater: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Nawel Zaatout; Samia Bouras; Nouria Slimani
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 705–723.

Fungi in dialysis water and dialysate: occurrence, susceptibility to antifungal agents and biofilm production capacity
Laís Anversa; Bruna Rossini Lara; Caroline Demai Romani; Erika Kushikawa Saeki; Gabriel Antonio Nogueira Nascentes; Lucas Xavier Bonfietti; Márcia de Souza Carvalho Melhem; Luciana da Silva Ruiz; Carlos Henrique Camargo; Virgínia Bodelão Richini Pereira
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 724–735.

Economic valuation meta-analysis of freshwater improvement in developed and developing countries. Are they different?
Diego Roldán; Juan P. Sarmiento; Francisco Roldán-Aráuz
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 736–749.

Performance evaluation of ceramic pot filters combined with adsorption processes for the removal of heavy metals and phenolic compounds
Andrea Pérez-Vidal; Jorge Antonio Silva-Leal; Jaime Diaz-Gómez; Camilo J. Meneses-Torres; Juan E. Arias-Vallejo; Giovanna A. Giraldo-Tenorio; Maria Camila Bacca-Jordán
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 750–761.

Microbial source tracking of fecal contamination in Laguna Lake, Philippines using the library-dependent method, rep-PCR
Laurice Beatrice Raphaelle O. dela Peña; Kevin L. Labrador; Mae Ashley G. Nacario; Nicole R. Bolo; Windell L. Rivera
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 762–774.

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater is influenced by sampling time, concentration method, and target analyzed
Nancy J. Pino; Diana C. Rodriguez; Laura Castrillón Cano; Alejandra Rodriguez
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 775–784.

Identification and characterization of vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospital wastewaters: evidence of horizontal spread of antimicrobial resistance
Sneha Kalasseril Girijan; Devika Pillai
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 785–795.

Degradation of 17β-estradiol by UV/persulfate in different water samples
Yunjie Zhu; Yanan Shao; Min Wei; Kefu Yu; Yuanyuan Zhang; Jianping Huang; Xinyue Yin
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 796–807.

Thermal and chemical disinfection of water and biofilms: only a temporary effect in regard to the autochthonous bacteria
Andreas Nocker; Elisa Lindfeld; Jost Wingender; Simone Schulte; Matthias Dumm; Bernd Bendinger
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 808–822.

Justice and sanitation well-being: an analysis of frameworks in the context of slippage, based on findings from Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh, India
Kopal Khare; Lavanya Suresh
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 823–835.

Enhancement of sunlight irradiation for wastewater disinfection by mixing with seawater
Yoshihiro Suzuki; Mizuho Uno; Masateru Nishiyama; Kei Nukazawa; Yoshifumi Masago
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 836–845.

Library-independent source tracking of fecal contamination in selected stations and tributaries of Laguna Lake, Philippines
Joseth Jermaine M. Abello; Gicelle T. Malajacan; Kevin L. Labrador; Mae Ashley G. Nacario; Luiza H. Galarion; Marie Christine M. Obusan; Windell L. Rivera
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 846–854.

Environmental surveillance of Legionella pneumophila in hot water systems of hotels in Morocco
Abdelwahid Assaidi; Afaf Soummane; Mostafa Ellouali; Hassan Latrache; Mohammed Timinouni; Hafida Zahir; El Mostafa Mliji
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 855–863.

High occurrence of Acanthamoeba spp. in the water samples of public swimming pools from Kerman Province, Iran
Raheleh Eftekhari-Kenzerki; Kavous Solhjoo; Zahra Babaei; Hassan Rezanezhad; Ahmad Abolghazi; Ali Taghipour
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 864–871.

Identifying challenges in drinking water supplies: assessment of boil water advisories in Norway (2008–2019)
Susanne Hyllestad; Svanhild Schipper Kjørsvik; Lamprini Veneti; Ettore Amato
J Water Health (2021) 19 (5): 872–884.

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.