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Quantification and Comparison of Wastewater Indicator Organisms in Effluent and Influent Water SamplesQuantification and Comparison of Wastewater Indicator Organisms in Effluent and Influent Water SamplesResultsResultsReferencesReferencesConclusionsConclusionsMethodsMethodsIntroductionIntroductionWater availability has become a prime concern across the U. S. due to population growth, competition, and the depletion of overall quality4.Water treatment is important because of the potential initiation of pathogenic organisms and toxins into the human population5.Menger Creek, which also flows into the upper Cibolo Creek, receives up to 1.4 million gallons of discharge from the Boerne Wastewater Treatment and Recycling Center (BWWTRC) per day2. This effluent flow will eventually make its way to the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone.According to the Boerne Wastewater Treatment and Recycling Center handout, the BWWTRC is a Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) treatment plant. BNR is a process that removes total

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