Table 1.

Sewage sampling sites, population type, and sampling methods used

SiteDistrictPopulationSampling methoda
AkkoNorthJewish and Arab towna
ZefatNorthJewish townb
NaharyaNorthJewish towna
TiberiaNorthJewish townb
NazeretNorthJewish and Arab townb
AfulaNorthJewish towna
HaifaHaifaJewish and Arab towna
Umm-El-FahemHaifaArab townb
HaderaHaifaJewish townb
Or-AkivaHaifaJewish townb
NetanyaCenterJewish townb
LodCenterJewish and Arab townc
RamlaCenterJewish and Arab townc
RehovotCenterJewish townc
HerzliaTel AvivJewish towna
Ramat-HasharonTel AvivJewish townb
Dan region facilityDan metropolitanJewish towna
AshdodAshquelonJewish townc
AshquelonAshquelonJewish townb
Quiryat-GatAshquelonJewish townc
OfakimSouthJewish townb, c
Beer-ShevaSouthJewish townb
AradSouthJewish townb
JeninSamariaArab townb
Tul-KaremSamariaArab townb
ShekhemSamariaArab townb
QualquilyaSamariaArab townb
JerusalemJerusalemJewish and Arab towna, b
RamallahJudeaArab townb
Beit-LehemJudeaArab townb
HebronJudeaArab townb
ElbiraJudeaRefugee campb
Beit-LahiyaGazaArab town and refugee campb
Sheik-RaduanGazaArab townb
Sheik-AjlunGazaArab town and refugee campb
RaffahGazaArab town and refugee campb
  • a a, automatic composite sample; b, manual composite sample; c, gauze pad sample (24 to 48 h).