This study evaluated the microbiological quality of treated and untreated water samples from urban and rural communities and examined the relationship between coliforms occurence & average water temperature and a comparison of the rainfall levels.

The general concept behind this dissertation work is municipal solid waste management. Solid wastes and its composites affect the environment in several ways. And the major problems to be considered are the generation of leachate from solid waste dumping sites, which affects the groundwater aquifers.