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Water quality results Supsa Terminal, Georgia (microbiological testing)

Data holding centreScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period2001
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Supsa Terminal Camp environ

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria environmental parameters

Description 
Summary

Objective of the audit was to evaluation of entire process of water provision from abstraction of waster (abstraction of the water, transportation, unloading, suitability, conditions and suitability of the road tankers for carrying domestic water), checking hygiene conditions, licenses, competence of drivers and other personnel (availability of training, routine treatment of tanks, etc). Validity of results provided by City of Poti lab (in particular results of microbiological testing) was checked. Samples from water supply system were collected for sanitary and microbiological analysis. The state of maintenance and suitability of the road tanks was checked. According to results of chemical analysis of the main components and sanitary characteristics are in the limits of WHO guidelines. Considered was possibility for the use of Poti municipal water supply as alternative source of water provision to the BP site in Supsa. However, taking into account the status of the Poti system (restricted power supply, insufficiency of water reserve) the latter cannot be considered as a sound alternative. A selection of alternative source requires special time and affords and funds and can be the subject of a separate study.

OriginatorsScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
Availability 
OrganisationScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactMr.Vakhtang Gvakharia (President of Scientific Research Firm GAMMA)
Address

Scientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
17A , Guramishvili av. 0192, Tbilisi, Georgia
Tbilisi

0192
Georgia

Telephone(995) 899 50 44 933; (995 32) 33 02 74
Facsimile(995 32) 33 02 74
Emailv.gvakharia@gamma.ge
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39014003
Global identifier1909
Last revised2008-12-28