Dog parks are becoming an increasingly popular amenity for communities that allow pets. If you are fortunate to live in a community with a designated dog park, it is important to understand that keeping it clean, orderly and well maintained is a responsibility held by everyone in the community. Every park has its own rules READ MORE>>
Fecal coliforms include bacteria that may or may not originate from feces. Measuring for fecal coliforms reveals the overall contamination of water with E. Coli and other pathogens.
The presence of fecal coliforms does not always mean that feces are present in the water. When they are, pet waste is often a major contributor to fecal coliform populations, especially in urban areas with a large dog populations. Many communities have enacted pooper scooper ordinances to help reduce the amount of waste in their waterways and increase the quality of their water.