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Table 2 Summary of the water sources parameters

From: Microbiological quality of water sources in the West region of Cameroon: quantitative detection of total coliforms using Micro Biological Survey method

 Types of water sources 
 ImprovedUnimprovedOverall
Average pH6.7 ± 0.36.2 ± 0.76.5 ± 0.6
Average temperature (°C)23.2 ± 0.623.5 ± 123.3 ± 0.8
Average distance to nearest latrine (m)5 ± 2.713.3 ± 308.7 ± 20.5
Color of waterClear (%)12 (100)8 (80)20 (90.91)
Yellowish (%)02 (20)2 (9.09)
TurbidityNo (%)12 (100)8 (80)20 (90.91)
Yes (%)02 (20)2 (9.09)