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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mark Borchardt
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center
Microbiologist

Phone: (715) 387-4943

1925 LINDEN DR W
MADISON, WI, 53706

Projects
IMPROVEMENT OF DAIRY FORAGE AND MANURE MANAGEMENT TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420140
DEVELOPMENT OF A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TO SUPPORT ARS/USGS WI WATER SCIENCE CTR-SPECIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422737
ASSESSMENT OF NEW SAND VS. RECYCLED PRODUCTS OF MANURE SEPARATION AS BEDDING MATERIALS FOR LACTATING COWS IN FREESTALL HOUSING
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421662

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of dairy slurry on the nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of alfalfa silages - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-14)
Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage - (Popular Publication)
Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Bertram, M. 2014. Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage. Forage Focus. p. 22.
Accumulation and destruction of avian influenza virus by the filter-feeding invertebrate, daphnia magna - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Sep-13)
Drinking water systems, hydrology, and childhood gastrointestinal illness - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Aug-13)
Ranking filter methods for concentrating pathogens in lake water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borchardt, M.A., Kieke, B.A., Spencer, S.K. 2013. Ranking filter methods for concentrating pathogens in lake water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:5418-5419.
Time-series analysis of human enteric viruses in municipal water supply wells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowitz, M., Spencer, S.K., Zhu, J. 2013. Time-series analysis of human enteric viruses in municipal water supply wells. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 47:4096-4103.
Basic QA/QC information required for reporting real-time quantitative PCR data for drinking water quality - (Review Article)
Gibson, K.E., Borchardt, M.A. 2013. Basic QA/QC information required for reporting real-time quantitative PCR data for drinking water quality. Journal of American Water Works Association. 105 (1): 45-47.
Risk of viral acute gastrointestinal illness from non-disinfected drinking water distribution systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lambertini, E., Borchardt, M.A., Kieke, B.A., Spencer, S.K., Loge, F.J. 2012. Risk of viral acute gastrointestinal illness from non-disinfected drinking water distribution systems. Environmental Science and Technology. 46:9299-9307.
Viruses in non-disinfected drinking water from municipal wells are related to community rates of acute gastrointestinal illness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Kieke, B.A., Lambertini, E., Loge, F.J. 2012. Viruses in non-disinfected drinking water from municipal wells are related to community rates of acute gastrointestinal illness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 120:1272-1279.
Comparative effectiveness of membrane bioreactors, conventional secondary treatment, and disinfection to remove microorganisms from municipal wastewaters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Francy, D.S., Stelzer, E.A., Bushon, R.N., Brady, A.M., Williston, A.G., Riddell, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Gellner, T.M. 2012. Comparative effectiveness of membrane bioreactors, conventional secondary treatment, and disinfection to remove microorganisms from municipal wastewaters. Water Research. 46:4164-4178.
Measuring and mitigating inhibition during real-time, quantitative PCR analysis of viral nucleic acid extracts from large-volume environmental water samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibson, K.E., Schwab, K.J., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A. 2012. Measuring and mitigating inhibition during real-time, quantitative PCR analysis of viral nucleic acid extracts from large-volume environmental water samples. Water Research. 46:4281-4291.
Glass wool filters for concentrating waterborne viruses and agricultural zoonotic pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Millen, H., Gonnering, J., Berg, R., Spencer, S.K., Jokela, W.E., Pearce, J.M., Borchardt, J.S., Borchardt, M.A. 2012. Glass wool filters for concentrating waterborne viruses and agricultural zoonotic pathogens. Journal of Visualized Experiments. DOI: 10.3791/3930.
When it hits the fan: Pathogens from human and bovine sources in the environment - (Proceedings)
Borchardt, M.A. 2012. When it hits the fan: Pathogens from human and bovine sources in the environment. Symposium Proceedings. Volume 51:2-3.
Viruses in non-disinfected groundwater supplying municipal drinking water and the human health risk - (Abstract Only) - (20-Sep-11)
Viruses in non-disinfected groundwater used for municipal drinking water and the incidence of acute gastrointestinal illness - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-11)
Hydrogeological and statistical evidence for wide-spread enteric virus contamination of deep municipal wells - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-11)
Human and bovine viruses in urban and rural streams: Hydrologic and season patterns of wastewater influence - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-11)
Evaluation of mechanisms that might control transport of wastewater contaminants in bedrock multi-aquifer systems - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-11)
Quantifying viruses and bacteria in wastewater - results, quality control, and interpretation methods - (Government Publication)
Francy, D.S., Stelzer, E.A., Bushon, R.N., Brady, A.M., Mailot, B.E., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A., Elber, A.G., Riddell, K.R., Gellner, T.M. 2011. Quantifying viruses and bacteria in wastewater - results, quality control, and interpretation methods. United States Geological Survey Technical Report. 5150, 44p.
Lachnospiraceae- and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Newton, R.J., Vandewalle, J., Borchardt, M.A., Gorelick, M.H., Mclellan, S.L. 2011. Lachnospiraceae- and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:6972-6981.
Virus contamination from operation and maintenance practices in small drinking water distribution systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lambertini, E., Spencer, S.K., Kieke, B.A., Loge, F.J., Borchardt, M.A. 2011. Virus contamination from operation and maintenance practices in small drinking water distribution systems. Journal of Water and Health. 9:799-812.
Method 1615 measurment of Enterovirus and Norovirus occurrence in water by culture and qRT-PCR - (Government Publication)
Fout, G.S., Brinkman, N.E., Cashdollar, J.L., Griffin, S.M., Mcminn, B.R., Rhodes, E.R., Varughese, E.A., Grimm, A.G., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A. 2011. Method 1615 measurment of Enterovirus and Norovirus occurrence in water by culture and qRT-PCR. Government Publication/Report. EPA/600/R-10/181.
Pathogen losses in surface runoff from dairy manure applied to corn fields - (Abstract Only)
Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Spencer, S.K. 2011. Pathogen losses in surface runoff from dairy manure applied to corn fields. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract #1436.
Human viruses as tracers of wastewater pathways into deep municipal wells - (Government Publication)
Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowski, M., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Human viruses as tracers of wastewater pathways into deep municipal wells. Government Publication/Report. Final Report to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Open-File Report 2010-04A, 47p.
Presence of human enteric viruses in deep urban groundwater - (Abstract Only)
Bradbury, K., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowitz, M.B., Hunt, R., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Presence of human enteric viruses in deep urban groundwater. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 42, No. 5, page 378.
Groundwater sampling methods using glass wool filtration to trace human enteric viruses in Madison, Wisconsin - (Abstract Only)
Gellasch, C.A., Bahr, J.M., Borchardt, M.A., Bradbury, K.E., Chase, P.M., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Groundwater sampling methods using glass wool filtration to trace human enteric viruses in Madison, Wisconsin. Geological Society of America Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 603.
Identifying pathways for sanitary sewer pathogens to reach deep water supply wells in Madison, Wisconsin - (Abstract Only)
Gellasch, C.A., Bradbury, K.R., Bahr, J.M., Borchardt, M.A., Alexander, E. 2010. Identifying pathways for sanitary sewer pathogens to reach deep water supply wells in Madison, Wisconsin. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 42, No. 5, page 378.
Assessment of Sewer Source Contamination of Drinking Water Wells Using Tracers and Human Enteric Viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, R.J., Borchardt, M.A., Richards, K.D., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Assessment of Sewer Source Contamination of Drinking Water Wells Using Tracers and Human Enteric Viruses. Environmental Science and Technology. Environ. Sci. Technol.44:7956-7963..
Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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