Water Distribution, Conservation and Quality Research Programme Summaries - 2010-2022

Date Title Summary
2022 Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP) – Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) Phase II new DWI 70/2/330
2021 Use-of-the-polymerase-chain-reaction-pcr-for-the-analysis-and-enumeration-of-cryptosporidium-oocysts-in-drinking-water DWI 70/2/332
2021 Persistent, Mobile and Toxic Substances – Hazards to Drinking Water in England and Wales DWI 70/2/323
2021 Three Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals DWI 70/2/328
2021 Viruses in Ground Water DWI 70/2/325
2021 Long-term Strategies to Reduce Lead Exposure from Drinking Water DWI 70/2/320
2021 Risk maps for evaluation of water-quality monitoring requirements in England & Wales DWI 70/2/319
2020 Personal Care products and Domestic Cleaning Products- Toxicological Assessment of Prioritised List of Chemicals DWI 70/2/331
2020 Chlorate in Drinking Water DWI 70/2/316
2019 Sink to River - River to Tap. A review of potential risks from nanoparticles and microplastics UKWIR
2019 Measures and tools for disinfection by products minimisation strategies DWI 70/2/305
2019 Private Water Supply Chemical Disinfection Systems DWI 70/2/322
2019 Understanding the Use of Flow Cytometry for Monitoring of Drinking Water DWI 70/2/321
2019 Private Water Supply Zones feasibility Project DWI 70/2/318
2018 Potential for Formation of Disinfection By-Products from Advanced Oxidation Processes DWI 70/2/317
2018 Review of the latest evidence on lead and estimation of intake via drinking water DWI 70/2/277
2017 Demonstration of the Health Canada Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tool for Two Drinking Water Plants in the United Kingdom DWI 70/2/280
2017 Formation of DBPs during Booster Chlorination DWI 70/2/297
2017 Comparison of Private Water Supply and Public Water Supply Ultraviolet (UV) Systems DWI 70/2/306
2017 Assessing the effect of water meter installation on exposure to lead in water DWI 70/2/282
2016 Identification of high risk sites for Iodinated DBP formation DWI 70/2/291
2016 Brass Fittings - A source of lead & nickel in drinking water? - Stage 2 and Stage 3 DWI/70/2/309
2016 Investigation of the potential formation of 2,4-D from Fluoranthene DWI 70/2/296
2016 Technical definition of wholesomeness in relation to water used for toilet flushing in private water supplies DWI 70/2/303
2016 Evaluation of the drinking water quality and health evidence programme DWI 70/2/308
2016 A review of the risks to Drinking Water Quality at rural public buildings in England and Wales DWI 70/2/307
2015 Understanding the implication of the EC’s proposals relating to Radon in drinking water for the UK DWI 70/2/301
2015 Understanding the significance of chromium in drinking water DWI 70/2/275
2015 Effect of UV on the Chemical Composition of Water including DBP Formation DWI 70/2/300
2015 Volatile Organic Compounds - Understanding the Risks to Drinking Water DWI 70/2/292
2015 Effective Microbial Control Strategies for Main Breaks and Depressurization - Executive Summary DWI 70/2/261
2015 Free-Living Protozoa and Opportunistic Pathogens in Distributed Water - Executive Summary DWI 70/2/223
2015 A review of incidence of outbreaks of disease associated with private water supplies from 1970 to 2009 DWI 70/2/258
2015 Risk Assessment of VTEC infections in English and Welsh drinking water DWI 70/2/256
2015 National assessment of the risks to water supplies posed by low taste and odour threshold compounds DWI 70/2/281
2014 Assessing the likelihood of selected veterinary medicines reaching drinking water DWI 70/2/286
2014 Risks to drinking water from Personal Care Products and Domestic Cleaning Products DWI 70/2/283
2014 Toxicological evaluation for pharmaceuticals in drinking water DWI 70/2/295
2014 A critical appraisal of existing guidance on online monitor performance data DWI 70/2/285
2014 Speciation of Manganese in Drinking Water DWI 70/2/276
2014 Brass fittings - A source of lead in drinking water. DWI 70/2/287
2014 Enhancing the value of molecular methods to the water industry: an E. coli case study. DWI 70/2/249
2013 Viruses in Raw and Partially treated water :targeted monitoring using latest methods DWI 70/2/234
2013 Potential Contaminants in Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals DWI 70/2/272
2013 Probabilistic modelling for assessment of exposure via drinking water DWI 70/2/273
2013 Health-based targets for drinking water safety and regulation DWI 70/2/264
2013 Understanding the changes in pesticide usage to inform water company risk assessments DWI 70/2/274
2012 Monitoring of Nitrogenated DBPs in Drinking Water DWI 70/2/268
2012 Investigation into the potential formation and removal of nitrosamines in drinking water treatment DWI 70/2/239
2012 Quantifying the Benefits of Water Quality Catchment Management Initiatives DWI 70/2/269
2012 Impact of language and cognition on compliance during a natural disaster - and improving communication on Cryptosporidium and "Boil Water" notices. DWI 70/2/244
2012 Workshop on Validating the cause of coliform failures in drinking water Summary report of workshop. DWI 70/2/279
2012 Potential optimisation and improvement of the Mean Dissolved Oxygen Difference (MDOD) test to assess the ability of non-metallic materials of construction to enhance microbial growth. DWI 70/2/259
2012 Health impacts from extreme events water shortages. DWI 70/2/263
2012 A review of latest endocrine disrupting chemicals research implications for drinking water DWI 70/2/266
2012 Review of the risks posed to drinking water by man-made nanoparticles DWI 70/2/246
2012 Targeted monitoring for human pharmaceuticals in vulnerable source and final waters DWI 70/2/231
2012 A survey of tap water consumption patterns amongst children under 16 years of age DWI 70/2/251
2011 Desk based study of current knowledge on veterinary medicines in drinking water and estimation of potential levels DWI 70/2/235
2011 Alternatives to phosphate for plumbosolvency control DWI 70/2/260.
2011 Investigation of instances of low or negative pressures in UK drinking water systems DWI 70/2/245
2011 Analytical methods for predicted disinfection by-products of probable toxicological significance (Executive Summary only) DWI 70/2/224
2011 Evaluation of Haloacetic acid concentrations in treated drinking water. (Cranfield University) DWI 70/2/242
2011 An Investigation of leaching from flexible rising mains leading from borehole pumps DWI 70/2/225
2011 Evaluation of haloacetic acid concentrations in treated drinking water”.(Wrc) DWI 70/2/253
2011 A review of fungi in drinking water and the implications for human health. DWI 70/2/255
2011 Critical assessment of implementing desalination technology DWI 70/2/208
2010 Review of the current toxicological and occurrence information available on nitrogen-containing disinfection by-products DWI 70/2/243
2010 Brominated Flame Retardants - risks to UK drinking water sources DWI 70/2/219
2010 Investigation of the taxonomy and biology of the Cryptosporidium rabbit genotype DWI 70/2/241
2010 Ptaquiloside & other bracken toxins: A preliminary risk assessment. DWI 70/2/237
2010 Review of the current toxicological and occurrence information available on nitrogen-containing disinfection by-products DWI 70/2/243
2010 A review of the current knowledge on dermal and inhalation toxicity of regulated trihalomethanes (THMs) DWI 70/2/230
2010 A desk study on pesticide metabolites, degradation and reaction products to inform the Inspectorate's position on monitoring requirements DWI 70/2/232
2010 Chlorine taste & odour contacts and chlorine levels or variability DWI 70/2/238
2010 Good Practice for Communicating about Drinking Water Quality DWI 70/2/221