|Abstract||Seasonal variation of water pollution was studied in Kournas Lake, the only freshwater natural lake in Crete, for the period from December 2007 through to December 2008. The two sampling sites for the surface water were located 2m from the bank on the east and south side of the lake. The groudwater sample, from a depth of 16m, was collected from the central municipal pump located in the south side of the lake. The measured values of the physical, chemical and bacteriological water quality parameters showed an oligotrofic lake with heavy metals concentration far below the limits of potable water. The higher values of the microbiological qualitative parameters were measured in the east side of the lake exceeding the limits for bathing water.|
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|Kalderis D||Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece||12|
|Papafilippaki A||Laboratory of Soils and Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 11855, Athens, Greece.||firstname.lastname@example.org;||8|
|Stavroulakis G||Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Laboratory of Water and Soil Quality Controlemail@example.com||12|
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