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Table 3 Indicator counts for solar pasteurized water samples and the corresponding untreated water samples collected at various temperatures

From: Comparative analysis of solar pasteurization versus solar disinfection for the treatment of harvested rainwater

Pasteurization Temperature Indicator Untreated Water Sample (Ave. CFU/100 mL) Treated Water Sample (Ave. CFU/100 mL) Reduction (%)
71 °C E. coli 2 BDL >99
HPC 7.05 × 106 BDL >99
77 °C E. coli 2 BDL >99
HPC 6.62 × 107 BDL >99
81 °C E. coli 2 BDL >99
HPC 1.01 × 107 BDL >99
86 °C E. coli 2 BDL >99
HPC 1.46 × 107 BDL >99
91 °C E. coli 2 BDL >99
HPC 1.43 × 107 BDL >99
93 °C E. coli 3 BDL >99
HPC 7.4 × 107 BDL >99
  1. (Note: BDL below detection limit)