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Table 3 Geometric mean (±standard error) of sequencing reads and alpha-diversity indices in sample groups

From: Bacterial diversity and predicted enzymatic function in a multipurpose surface water system – from wastewater effluent discharges to drinking water production

Parameter Sewage influent Sewage effluent Industrial effluent Mine runoff Surface water Pre-treated GW observation well Production well
Reads 34,300 ± 4300 26,200 ± 1800 20,600 ± 3700 13,300 ± 2200 24,200 ± 1100 32,700 ± 5400 15,900 ± 2600 11,300 ± 2100
OTUs 700 ± 40 800 ± 20 290 ± 40 1120 ± 50 890 ± 20 630 ± 40 470 ± 30 370 ± 10
Observed 490 ± 30 580 ± 10 170 ± 20 640 ± 20 730 ± 10 530 ± 30 320 ± 30 250 ± 10
ACE 940 ± 60 1080 ± 30 510 ± 40 1490 ± 60 1230 ± 20 880 ± 60 590 ± 40 480 ± 20
Chao1 630 ± 40 720 ± 10 300 ± 30 810 ± 30 920 ± 10 710 ± 40 410 ± 30 320 ± 20
Shannon 3.96 ± 0.15 4.15 ± 0.07 2.74 ± 0.26 5.35 ± 0.22 4.91 ± 0.02 3.99 ± 0.10 4.60 ± 0.07 4.15 ± 0.09
Simpson 0.91 ± 0.01 0.92 ± 0.01 0.78 ± 0.03 0.97 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.00 0.94 ± 0.01 0.96 ± 0.00 0.93 ± 0.01