Water Distribution, Conservation and Quality Research Programme Summaries - 2010-2016

Date Title Summary
2017 Assessing the effect of water meter installation on exposure to lead in water new (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 3 (DW04/19)
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 Brass fittings – a source of lead in drinking water? Stage two Summary reports
Final Report UKWIR
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. Final Report available from UKWIR website. (DWI 70/2/287)
2014 Enhancing the value of molecular methods to the water industry: an E. coli case study. Full report available from WRF website (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 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”. 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
WRF 4006
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