Journal of Water and Health, October 2020, Vol. 18, Issue 5

OPEN ACCESS!!! COVID-19: urgent actions, critical reflections and future relevance of ‘WaSH’: lessons for the current and future pandemics
Guy Howard; Jamie Bartram; Clarissa Brocklehurst; John M. Colford, Jr; Federico Costa; David Cunliffe; Robert Dreibelbis; Joseph Neil Spindel Eisenberg; Barbara Evans; Rosina Girones Steve Hrudey; Juliet Willetts; Caradee Y. Wright
J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 613–630.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Quality change mechanism and drinking safety of repeatedly-boiled water and prolonged-boil water: a comparative study
Yuanzheng Zhai; Jingwen Yang; Yaguang Zhu; Qingqing Du; Wenzhen Yuan; Hong Lu
J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 631–653.

Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in drinking water fountains in urban parks
Geyse A. C. Santos; Milena Dropa; Solange M. Rocha; Francisca A. S. Peternella; Maria Tereza Pepe Razzolini J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 654–664.

Bacterial community evolution along full-scale municipal wastewater treatment processes
Lei Zhang; Yanan Cheng; Chang Qian; Wenxuan Lu J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 665–680.

Evaluation of bottled water quality by determining nitrate concentration
María Susana Fortunato; Ana Julieta González; María Florencia Tellechea; Mariano Humberto Reynoso; Favia Vallejos; Andrea Natalia Donaire; Sonia Edith Korol; Alfredo Gallego J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 681–691.

Water safety in drought: an indigenous knowledge-based qualitative study
Azadeh Fatehpanah; Katayoun Jahangiri; Seyed Hesam Seyedin; Amir Kavousi; Hossein Malekinezhad J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 692–703.

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; Sara Nazif J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 704–721.

Water desalination, serum magnesium and dementia: a population-based study
Sara Ben Zaken; Or Simantov; Avraham Abenstein; Zorian Radomysky; Gideon Koren J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 722–727.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Inorganic contaminants in Canadian First Nation community water systems
Kaycie Lane; Benjamin F. Trueman; Javier Locsin; Graham A. Gagnon J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 728–740.

Variability of water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions and the potential infection risk following cesarean delivery in rural Rwanda
Katharine Ann Robb; Caste Habiyakare; Fredrick Kateera; Theoneste Nkurunziza; Leila Dusabe; Marthe Kubwimana; Brittany Powell; Rachel Koch; Magdalena Gruendl; Patient Ngamije Robert Riviello; Bethany Hedt-Gauthier J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 741–752.

Prevalence, antibiotic resistance and virulence of Enterococcus spp. from wastewater treatment plant effluent and receiving waters in South Africa
L. G. Molale-Tom; C. C. Bezuidenhout J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 753–765.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Impact of wave action and rainfall on incidence and antibiotic resistance of total coliforms in Southern California beaches
Rebecca Hernandez; Ismael Acedo; Jesse G. Dillon J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 766–775.

Molecular detection of Acanthamoeba spp. in Seven Crater Lakes of Laguna, Philippines
Lea D. Ballares; Frederick R. Masangkay; Joseph Dionisio; Oliver Villaflores; Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel; Giovanni D. Milanez J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 776–784.

Trends in access to water and sanitation in Malawi: progress and inequalities (1992–2017)
Alexandra Cassivi; Elizabeth Tilley; E. O. D. Waygood; Caetano Dorea J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 785–797.

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) factors associated with growth between birth and 1 year of age in children in Soweto, South Africa: results from the Soweto Baby WASH study
D. J. Momberg; L. E. Voth-Gaeddert; B. C. Ngandu; L. Richter; J. May; S. A. Norris; R. Said-Mohamed J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 798–819.

Molecular detection of opportunistic pathogens and insights into microbial diversity in private well water and premise plumbing
Jia Xue; Bowen Zhang; Jennifer Lamori; Kinjal Shah; Jovanny Zabaleta; Jone Garai; Christopher M. Taylor; Samendra P. Sherchan J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 820–834.

Association between concentrations of chromium in drinking water and mortality due to suicide in Alabama
Caitlyn C. Whitaker; Marshall E. Cates; Danielle L. Cruthirds; Gregory S. Gorman J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 835–842.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Chemical disinfectants of COVID-19: an overview
Mohammad Hussein Al-Sayah
J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 843–848.

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-positive Escherichia coli presence in urban aquatic environments in Kanpur, India
Ann Johnson; Olivia Ginn; Aaron Bivins; Lucas Rocha-Melogno; Sachchida Nand Tripathi; Joe Brown
J Water Health (2020) 18 (5): 849–854.

Journal of Water and Health, August 2020, Vol. 18, Issue 4

Water quality aspects related to domestic drinking water storage tanks and consideration in current standards and guidelines throughout the world – a review
Irene Slavik; Keila Roberta Oliveira; Peter Batista Cheung; Wolfgang Uhl
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 439–463.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Waterborne diarrhoeal infection risk from multiple water sources and the impact of an earthquake
Yuri Ito; Sadhana Shrestha Malla; Arun Prasad Bhattarai; Eiji Haramoto; Junko Shindo; Kei Nishida
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 464–476.

Inside environmental Clostridium perfringens genomes: antibiotic resistance genes, virulence factors and genomic features
Johannes Cornelius Jacobus Fourie; Cornelius Carlos Bezuidenhout; Tomasz Janusz Sanko; Charlotte Mienie; Rasheed Adeleke
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 477–493.

Solar inactivated Vibrio cholerae induces maturation of JAWS II dendritic cell line in vitro
Cornelius Cano Ssemakalu; Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa; Keolebogile Shirley Caroline Mamotswere Motaung; Michael Pillay
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 494–504.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Social factors shaping the adoption of lead-filtering point-of-use systems: an observational study of an MTurk sample
Noelle Chesley; Helen Meier; Jake Luo; Immaculate Apchemengich; W. Hobart Davies
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 505–521.

Reducing public exposure to common, harmful well water contaminants through targeted outreach to highly susceptible neighborhoods as a method of increasing the likelihood of testing and treatment of water from private wells
Kristi MacDonald; Mara Tippett
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 522–532.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Assessment of exposure of children swimmers to trihalomethanes in an indoor swimming pool
Xiaoshuang Wang; Shaoxia Dong
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 533–544.

OPEN ACCESS!!! The establishment and first experiences of a crisis advisory service for water supplies in Norway
Susanne Hyllestad; Vidar Lund; Karin Nygård; Preben Aavitsland; Line Vold
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 545–555.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Does community-wide water chlorination reduce hepatitis E virus infections during an outbreak? A geospatial analysis of data from an outbreak in Am Timan, Chad (2016–2017)
Annick Lenglet; Lutz Ehlkes; Dawn Taylor; Jean-Francois Fesselet; Jean Noel Nassariman; Abdelkhadir Ahamat; Alexandra Chen; Idriss Noh; Abakar Moustapha; Alexander Spina
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 556–565.

Assessment of natural radioactivity and consequent radiological hazard in different brands of commercialized bottled mineral water produced in China
Lang Yu; Guangwen Feng; Qian Liu; Chao Tang; Baoshan Wu; Peihong Mao; Changlong Cai
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 566–573.

Detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in foods of plant origin in North-Western Greece
Hercules Sakkas; Vangelis Economou; Petros Bozidis; Panagiota Gousia; Chrissanthy Papadopoulou; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 574–578.

Sub-optimal household water access is associated with greater risk of intimate partner violence against women: evidence from Nepal
Neetu Choudhary; Alexandra Brewis; Amber Wutich; Pranita Bhushan Udas
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 579–594.

OPEN ACCESS!!! Predicting children’s blood lead levels from exposure to school drinking water in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dawit Debebe; Fiseha Behulu; Zerihun Getaneh
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 595–601.

Coliform bacteria and salt content as drinking water challenges at sand dams in Kenya
Doug Graber Neufeld; Bernard Muendo; Joseph Muli; James Kanyari
J Water Health (2020) 18 (4): 602–612.

Journal of Water and Health, June 2020, Vol. 18, Issue 3

Pharmaceuticals’ removal by constructed wetlands: a critical evaluation and meta-analysis on performance, risk reduction, and role of physicochemical properties on removal mechanisms
Huma Ilyas; Ilyas Masih; Eric D. van Hullebusch

Quantifying public health risks from exposure to waterborne pathogens during river bathing as a basis for reduction of disease burden
M. M. Majedul Islam; Md. Atikul Islam

Design and implementation of water purification system based on deep ultraviolet light emitting diodes and a multi-pass geometry reactor
Pallabi Pramanik; Shaswati Das; Arghya Adhikary; Chirasree Roy Chaudhuri; Anirban Bhattacharyya

Cyanobacteria – insidious foe of the skin?
Damjana Drobac Backović; Nada Tokodi; Borislava Nikolin; Zorica Svirčev

A risk-based evaluation of onsite, non-potable reuse systems developed in compliance with conventional water quality measures
Mary E. Schoen; Michael A. Jahne; Jay Garland

Next Day Legionella PCR: a highly reliable negative screen for Legionella in the built environment
Katherine E. Fisher; Leah P. Wickenberg; Lesley F. Leonidas; Anna A. Ranz; Michelle A. Habib; Rafael M. Buford; William F. McCoy

Estimating the malaria transmission over the Indian subcontinent in a warming environment using a dynamical malaria model
Shweta Chaturvedi; Suneet Dwivedi

Fate of Ascaris at various pH, temperature and moisture levels
Jenna Senecal; Annika Nordin; Björn Vinnerås

Shotgun metagenomics reveals differences in antibiotic resistance genes among bacterial communities in Western Balkans glacial lakes sediments
Brankica Filipic; Katarina Novovic; David J. Studholme; Milka Malesevic; Nemanja Mirkovic; Milan Kojic; Branko Jovcic

Factors associated with adherence to safe water chain practices among refugees in Pagirinya refugee settlement, Northern Uganda
Thomas Mugumya; John Bosco Isunju; Tonny Ssekamatte; Solomon Tsebeni Wafula; Richard K. Mugambe

Rotavirus contamination of surface waters from the northwest of Argentina
Verónica Emilse Prez; Hugo Ramiro Poma; Georgina Gisela Giordano; Matías Victoria; Silvia Viviana Nates; Verónica Beatriz Rajal; Patricia Angélica Barril

Child undernutrition in households with microbiologically safer drinking water and ‘improved water’ in Tanna, Vanuatu
Alexandra L. Morrison; Hanneke Lewthwaite; Lisa A. Houghton; Daniel Sum Jimmy Nasak; Katrina J. Sharples; Peter Brown; John A. Crump; Susan J. Jack

Diversity, virulence and antibiogram traits of Escherichia coli recovered from potable water sources in Gharbia, Egypt
Walid Elmonir; Etab Mohamed Abo Remela; Yasmine Alwakil

Journal of Water and Health, April 2020, Vol. 18, Issue 2

Aquatic yeasts: diversity, characteristics and potential health implications
Mzimkhulu Ephraim Monapathi; Carlos Cornelius Bezuidenhout; Owen Howard James Rhode
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 91–105.

Preparation and characterization of PAN nanofibers containing boehmite nanoparticles for the removal of microbial contaminants and cadmium ions from water
Sedigheh Borhani; Arezo Asadi; Hossein A. Dabbagh
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 106–117.

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.

The occurrence of potentially pathogenic filamentous fungi in recreational surface water as a public health risk
Katarzyna Góralska; Joanna Błaszkowska; Magdalena Dzikowiec
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 127–144.

Water, sanitation and hygiene risk factors for the transmission of cholera in a changing climate: using a systematic review to develop a causal process diagram
Natalia Jones; Maha Bouzid; Roger Few; Paul Hunter; Iain Lake
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 145–158.

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.

Acanthamoeba spp. in river water samples from the Black Sea region, Turkey
İlknur Koyun; Zeynep Kolören; Ülkü Karaman; Amalia Tsiami; Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 186–199.

The pursuit of good microbiological conditions in domestic softeners: a new improvement
L. Bolelli; Elida Nora Ferri; Stefano Sangiorgi; Giuseppe Novelli; Stefano Girotti
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 200–206.

Developing a forecasting model for cholera incidence in Dhaka megacity through time series climate data
Salima Sultana Daisy; A. K. M. Saiful Islam; Ali Shafqat Akanda; Abu Syed Golam Faruque; Nuhu Amin; Peter Kjær Mackie Jensen
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 207–223.

Effect of Spathiphyllum blandum on the removal of ibuprofen and conventional pollutants from polluted river water, in fully saturated constructed wetlands at mesocosm level
Luis Sandoval; José Luis Marín-Muñíz; Jacel Adame-García; Gregorio Fernández-Lambert; Florentina Zurita
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 224–228.

Identifying the primary sources of fecal contamination along the beaches and rivers of Trinidad
Ronell S. H. Bridgemohan; Dave S. Bachoon; Yingfan Wang; Puran Bridgemohan; Christine Mutiti; Adesh Ramsubhag
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 229–238.

Febrile illness after a beach day: a case of salmonella bacteremia from oral exposure to a sand dollar
Carlos E. Trigo; Faisalmohemed Patel
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 239–243.

Isolation and identification of Acanthamoeba genotypes and Naegleria spp. from the water samples of public swimming pools in Qazvin, Iran
Nastaran Paknejad; Elham Hajialilo; Mehrzad Saraei; Amir Javadi
J Water Health (2020) 18 (2): 244–251.