Impact of the pollution of the São Domingos river on the beach of the Molhe Leste

Abstract/Aim

Investigate the type of microbiological contamination and physicochemical characterization of water is affecting the S. Domingos River and its influence on the water quality of Praia do Molhe Leste, assessing at what time of year the contamination is most pressing; observe the feasibility of using new faster, more effective, simpler and less expensive analytical methodologies; help solve an environmental issue that could become a very serious economic problem for the population of Peniche municipality.

Keywords

River; Microbiological; Physicochemical; Beach

Partners
N/A

Coordinator
MARE-Polytechnic of Leiria: Maria José Rodrigues – maria.rodrigues@ipleiria.pt

Funding
33.815,62 € (Polytechnic of Leiria) | GACOESTE, PROMAR // Duration 24 months