Water Distribution, Conservation and Quality Research Programme Summaries - 1995-2009

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Date Title Summary
2009 Further study on the potential for the release of nickel from kettle elements DWI 70/2/214
2009 The formation and occurrence of Haloacetic Acids(HAA) in drinking water DWI 70/2/194
2009 Perchlorate – Risks to UK drinking water sources DWI 70/2/218
2009 Review of the current toxicological and occurrence information available on iodinated disinfection by-products DWI 70/2/233
2009 A review of research on pressure fluctuations in drinking water distribution systems and consideration and identification of potential risks of such events occurring in UK distribution systems DWI 70/2/220
2008 National Tap Water Consumption Survey for England & Wales DWI0858
2008 International Collaborative Cell Culture and U/V Studies 08/DW/06/21
2008 A study into the possible association between step changes in water hardness and incidence of cardiovascular disease in the community DWI0857
2008 A Review of Different National Approaches to the Regulation of THMs in Drinking Water DWI0856
2008 Review of England and Wales Monitoring Data for Which a National or International Standard has been Set DWI0855
2008 Survey of the Prevalence of Perfluorooctane Sulphonate (PFOS), Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Related Compounds in Drinking Water and their Sources DWI0854
2008 Risk Assessment of BMAA DWI0853
2007 Desk Based Review of Current Knowledge on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water and Estimation of Potential Levels DWI0852
2007 Investigation of Genetic Variation within Cryptosporidium Hominis for Epidemiological Purposes DWI0851
2007 The Long Term Migration of Substances from in-situ Applied Epoxy Resin Coatings  DWI0850
2006 Cryptosporidiosis: A report on the surveillance and epidemiology of Cryptosporidium infection in England and Wales DWI0849
2006 Evaluation of the Drinking Water Quality and Health Research Programme (1996-2004)  DWI0848
2006 Uranium Occurrence and Behaviour in British Groundwater DWI0847
2005 Updating Regulatory Protection of Water Supply against Contamination by Backflow - Part A; Updating & Reviewing Regulators' Specifications against EN Standards - Part B DWI0846
2005 European Acceptance Scheme - UK Performance Testing of EAS GCMS General Survey Test DWI0845
2005 Review of evidence for relationship between incidence of cardiovascular disease and water hardness DWI0844
2005 Assessment of the Costs and Benefits arising from Government and Water Industry Participation in the Development of European Standards DWI0843
2005 Study of the feasibility of investigating any potential relationship between the supply of discoloured water and gastrointestinal illness DWI0842
2005 A Case Control Study Investigating Drinking Water & Dairy Products in the Aetiology of Crohn's Disease - A Possible Role for Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis - The CMAW Study DWI0841
2005 Establishing the relationship between farm restocking and cryptosporidia: the Caldew catchment study 05/DW/06/19
2005 Investigation of Cryptosporidium clinical isolates and analysis with epidemiological data DWI0840
2005 Further studies on the incidence of Helicobacter organisms in water supplies DWI0839
2005 Further analysis of the incidence of Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) in drinkinf water supplies (Including the detection of Helicobacter pylori in water and biofilm samples) DWI0838
2003 North Cumbria Sporadic Cryptosporidiosis Study DWI0837
2004 Analysis of Oestrogens in Water: Supervision of Performance Tests DWI0836
2004 Workshop on the application of genetic fingerprinting for the monitoring of Cryptosporidium in humans, animals and the environment. (Boulder, Colorado, USA 3rd-5th August 2003) DWI/B2003
2004 Quality of Drinking Water in Public Buildings DWI0835
2004 Performance Testing of a Method for Acrylamide Monomer in Drinking Water DWI0834
2003 Further studies on the Incidence of Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) in drinking water supplies (Including the detection of Helicobacter pylori in water and biofilm samples) DWI0833
2003 Molecular Fingerprinting of Cryptosporidium oocysts isolated during regulatory monitoring DWI0832
2003 The Enumeration of GIARDIA in drinking water DWI0831
2003 Reviews of National Approvals for Drinking Water Construction Products (Phase 1). Audit of Organisations Appointed to Certify Activities of Lining Contractors DWI0830
2003 Demonstration of Optimisation of Plumbosolvency Treatment and Control Measures DWI0829
2003 Exposure to Chloropropanols via Polyamines: Project Report and Report on Objective 1 - Development of Methods of Analysis for 3 Chloropropanol Isomers DWI0828
2003 A Case-Control Study of Sporadic Cryptosporidiosis Conducted in Wales and the North West Region of England DWI0827
2003 Assessment of the Effects of Jug Water Filters on the Quality of Public Water Supplies DWI0826
2002 Reliability of Test Methods for Metallic Products - Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0825
2002 The Development of a National Reference Collection for Oocysts of Cryptosporidium DWI0824
2002 Asbestos Cement Drinking Water Pipes and Possible Health Risks - Review DWI0822
2002 Review of Test Methods and Criteria for Assessing Taste and Off-Taste DWI0821
2002 Review of the Benefits and Disbenefits for Drinking Water Storage within premises DWI0819
2002 Future Regulatory Parameters Implications for the UK. Final Report for Phase 1 DWI0818
2001 Report on the incidence of Cryptosporidium in private water supplies DWI0823
2001 Factors Causing Off-Taste in Waters, and Methods and Practices for the Removal of Off-Taste and Its Causes DWI0820
2001 Determination of the Correlation of the Presence of Cryptosporidium in Treated Water with Other Water Quality Parameters DWI0817
2001 Exposure to endocrine disrupters via materials in contact with drinking water - Phase 2. DWI0816
2001 Fate of Mycobacterium avium Complex in drinking water treatment and distribution systems DWI0815
2001 Manual on Treatment for Small Water Supply Systems (Available from WRc-NSF). DETR/DWI/
4936/1
2000 Aspects of Exposure Estimates of Disinfection By-Products from Water: A Review of Water Intake and Contact and the Uptake of Disinfection By-Products by Different Exposure Routes DWI0813
2000 Review of outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis in swimming pools DWI0812
2000 Proposal for the investigation of the association between cases of skin irritation and exposure to pools disinfected with Aquabrome DWI0811
2000 Advice on proceedings of the WSAA strategic workshop on viability tests and genetic typing of Cryptosporidium DWI0810
1999 Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors via Materials in Contact with Drinking Water DWI0809
1999 Alternatives to Chemical Disinfection of Drinking Water DWI0808
1999 Review on the Approaches to Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment in Europe DWI0799
1999 Nitrate in Drinking Water and Childhood-onset Insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus in Scotland and Central England DWI0801
1999 Review of National Arrangements for the Setting of Health Related Standards for Chemical Parameters DWI0802
1998 Review of Disinfection and Associated Studies on Cryptosporidium DWI0805
1998 Summary of Research Documents on Cryptosporidium and Giardia abstracted between 1995 and 1997 DWI0804
1998 A Study of the Effects of Source, Cleaning Protocols and Aging of Commercially Available Strains of Cryptosporidium parvum. DWI0803
1998 Unifying Analytical Methods for the Determination of Oestrone, Oestradiol and Ethinyl Oestradiol in Water Final Report to the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions Report No: DWI 4445/1 DWI0796
1998 Feasibility Study of the Determination of Oestrogenic Compounds in Waters by HPLC-MS DWI0798
1998 Cryptosporidium: Development of a Risk Assessment Methodology for Drinking Water DWI0807
1998 The Molecular Characterisation by PCR RFLP and SDS-Page Western Blotting of Cryptosporidium parvum Suspensions Treated by Different Cleaning Procedures DWI0806
1998 Investigation of Drinking Water Quality Enforcement Procedures in Member States of the European Union DWI0800
1998 Disinfection By-Products from Drinking Water Treatment FR/DW0004
1998 Health Significance of Heterotrophic Bacteria in Drinking Water FR/DW0003
1997 Cryptosporidium Incidence in Private Water Supplies and Correlatory Indicators DWI0777
1997 Fact Sheets on Emerging Waterborne Pathogens. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0790
1997 Implications of the Revision of the Drinking Water Directive. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0775
1997 Cost Benefit Analysis of Reducing Lead in Drinking Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions DWI4304/2
1997 Implications of the Proposed Changes to the Monitoring of Lead in Drinking Water Final Report to the Department of Environment DWI0773
1997 Influence of UV Disinfection on By-Product Formation and the Operational Implications. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0776
1997 Permeation of Benzene, Trichloroethene and Tetrachloroethene Through Plastic Pipes. An assessment for Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0772
1997 Greywater and Rainwater Systems: Recommended UK Requirements Final Report 13034/2 DWI0778
1997 Water Conservation: Implications of Using Recycled Greywater and Stored Rainwater in the UK. Final Report 13034/1 DWI0779
1997 Review of Materials Testing Procedures Laboratory Testing Report (November 1995 to Spring 1997) DWI0792
1996 Report from the Public Health Laboratory Service on Emerging Pathogens and the Drinking Water Supply DWI0791
1996 Microcystin Analysis - Supervision of and Results from Performance Tests. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0762
1996 Detection and Identification of Naegleria Fowleri. Report to the Department of the Environment Final Project Report March 15 1993 March 31 1995 DWI0708
1996 Consultancy Contract - Analysis of PCBs in Sludge and Sediment. Assessment of the Performance of the SCA Draft Analytical Method (1996) DWI0760
1996 Inter-Laboratory Round-Robin Testing of Immuno-Magnetisable Separation (IMS) for the Concentration and Separation of Cryptosporidium Oocysts from Water Samples. Final Report of Contract No. EPC 1/9/059 DWI0764
1996 Removal of Oocysts of Cryptosporidium from Private Water Supplies - Assessment of Point-Of-Use Filters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0754
1996 Occurrence of Cryptosporidium Sp. Oocysts and Giardia Sp. Cysts in Sewage Effluents and Sludges from Sewage Treatment Plants in England. FR/DW0002
1996 Inter-Laboratory Round-Robin Testing of Immuno-Magnetisable Separation (IMS) for the Concentration and Separation of Cryptosporidium Oocysts from Water Samples FR/DW0001
1996 Development of a Risk Assessment for Infectivity of Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI 4157/1 DWI0784
1996 Occurrence of Cryptosporidium SP Oocysts and Giardia SP Cysts in Sewage Effluents and Sludges from Sewage Treatment Plants in England. Final Report to the UK Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0751
1996 Effectiveness of Point of Use Drinking Water Devices. Final Report to the Scottish Office, Agriculture, Environment & Fisheries Department DWI0757
1996 Report on an Evaluation of the Water Quality and Health Research Programme DWI0793
1996 Survey of the Microbiological Quality of Bottled Waters DWI0783
1996 Assessing the Value of Epidemiological Studies of Acute Chemical Contamination Incidents Affecting Drinking Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0759
1996 Report from the Public Health Laboratory Service on Emerging Pathogens and the Drinking Water Supply DWI0752
1996 Health Risks from Private Water Supplies DWI0774
1996 Health and Other Effects of Short-Term Exposure to Chemicals Affecting Taste and Odour of Drinking Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0765
1996 The Health Significance of Animals in Water Distribution Systems. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0756
1996 Significance of Fungi in Water Distribution Systems. (EPG/1/9/69) Final Report to DWI DWI0780
1996 Feasibility of a UK Positive List for Polyethylene Pipes in Contact with Drinking Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI0770
1996 Tap Water Consumption in England and Wales : Findings from the 1995 National Survey DWI0771
1996 Protozoan, Bacterial and Viral Pathogens, Farm Animal Wastes and Water Quality Protection - 2nd Year Research Report to MAFF and SOAFD on Farm Detection of Cryptosporidium Parvum in Cattle, Calves and Environmental Samples DWI0750
1995 Determination of Microcystins in Waters and Extracts of Cyanobacteria by a Protein Phosphatase Inhibition Assay (Revised December 1995) DWI0746
1995 Development of a GCMS Procedure for Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0675
1995 Detection of Toxin Producing Strains of E.Coli DWI0674
1995 Development of a GCMS Procedure for Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate DWI0378
1995 Coliforms and Escherichia Coli as Indicators of Pollution - A Brief Review DWI0716
1995 Development of a GCMS Procedure for Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report Appendix E Data Tables (Compounds Detected) for GCMS Run Undertaken for Interlaboratory Performance Testing of Protocols DW725/6A