The book gives a review of the key elements of policy
governance and regulation for sustainable water services based on
experience from around the world. On policy matters, it covers
important aspects of separation of policy and delivery, integrated
planning, sustainable cost recovery, and transparency. Regulation and
Regulatory Bodies are presented in their various forms, with discussion
of why some form of independent scrutiny is essential for
suatainability. There is a separate chapter on Drinking Water Quality
Regulation including setting standards and discussion on how to
incorporate managing risk in regulatory approaches.
Industry Specifications. These WISs are authoritative
documents used for the specification of pipeline products This page
provides a complete list of current WISs and IGNs (see below), an
archive of some recently drawn specifications and some WISs available
as free Acrobat pdf downloads.
and Guidance Notes. IGNs are explanatory documents on
pipeline products used in the water industry. Some are available as
free Acrobat pdf downloads.
Plastic Pipe System Manuals. In association with the
British Pipe Federation's Plastic Pipes Group, WRc have produced
Manuals, available free in electronic format, which provide guidance on
the use of PVC
and PE Pipes.