A survey on Fecal Coliform Count, Total Coliform Count and Ammonia concentration using filter drinking water samples collected from restaurants of Shantinagar and Tongi, Dhaka
AuthorShaikat, Mahdi Mubin
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Sixteen filtered drinking water samples were collected following the protocol of collection of water samples from the different restaurants of Shantinagar and Tongi for the analysis of fecal coliform count, total coliform count and ammonia concentration by Membrane Filtration Method (MFM) and UV-VIS Spectrophotometry. All of these tests were performed by the central Lab of the Department of Public Health Engineering, Mohakhali, Dhaka. All of the samples are found to be meeting both the WHO and Bangladesh standards for fecal coliform, total coliform and ammonia concentration. Antibiotic resistance tests were also conducted with Azithromycin, Cefuroxime, Cefuroxime and Amoxicillin which are macrolides, cephalosporin and penicillin being antibiotics respectively.