Research Reports published before 2000

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Algal toxins

Date Ref Title Download
1996
DWI0762 Microcystin Analysis - Supervision of and Results from Performance Tests. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report ( PDF 2146KB)
1995 DWI0746 Determination of Microcystins in Waters and Extracts of Cyanobacteria by a Protein Phosphatase Inhibition Assay (Revised December 1995) Full report ( PDF 1063KB)
1994 DWI0719 Survey of the Concentrations of Algal Toxins in Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report ( PDF 944KB)
1994 DWI0355 Survey of the Concentrations of Algal Toxins in Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 929 KB)

Analysis of water and wastes

Date Ref Title Download
1998 DWI0796 Unifying analytical methods for the determination of oestrone, oestradiol and ethinyl oestradiol in water Full report (PDF 1,112KB)
1998 DWI0798 Feasibility study of the determination of oestrogenic compounds in waters by HPLC-MS Full report (PDF 119KB)
1996 DWI0761 Contract - Acid Herbicides – Hydrolysis of Esters Full report (PDF 1139 KB)
1996 DWI0760 Consultancy Consultancy Contract - Analysis of PCBs in Sludge and Sediment. Assessment of the Performance of the SCA Draft Analytical Method (1996) Full report ( PDF 1415KB)
1996 DWI0708 Detection and Identification of Naegleria Fowleri. Report to the Department of the Environment Final Project Report March 15 1993 March 31 1995 Full report ( PDF 2915KB)
1995 DWI0734 Bromoform in Vivo - Rat Liver DNA Repair Test Full report ( PDF 1398KB)
1995 DWI0725 Development of a GCMS Procedure for
Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate
Full report ( PDF 7364KB)
1995 DWI0676 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
Full report (PDF 1917KB)
1995 DWI0675 Development of a GCMS Procedure for
Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate
Full report (PDF 5073KB)
1995 DWI0689 The Bioavailability in Young Adults of Aluminium Ingested in Drinking Water Full report ( PDF 1760KB)
1995 DWI0652 Identification of Unknown Organic Contaminants. Final Report to the Department of the Environment
Drinking Water Inspectorate
Full report ( PDF 4053KB)
1995 DWI0725/6a 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
Full report ( PDF 6447KB)
1995 DWI0716 Coliforms and Escherichia Coli as Indicators of Pollution - A Brief Review
Full report ( PDF 668KB)
1995
DWI0713
Bromodichloromethane in Vivo - Rat Liver DNA Repair Test Full report (PDF 1364KB)
1995 DWI0712 Fluoranthene in Vivo - Rat Liver DNA Repair Test Full report ( PDF 1358KB)
1995 DWI0711 Fluoranthene Mouse Micronucleus Test Full report ( PDF 1250KB)
1995 DWI0769 Bromate in Treated Waters : Supervision of Performance Tests. Final Report to the
Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 1093KB)
1995 DWI0710a Chlorodibromomethane in vivo Rat Liver DNA Repair Test Full report ( PDF 1425KB)
1995 DWI0674 Detection of Toxin Producing Strains of E.Coli Full report (PDF 3100KB)
1995 DWI0710 Bromoform Mouse Micronucleus Test Full report ( PDF 1418KB)
1995 DWI0715 Investigation of Options to Improve the Sensitivity of BS6920 Section 2.4 Full report ( PDF 1523KB)
1995 DWI0378 Development of a GCMS Procedure for
Identification of Organic Substances in Materials Testing Leachates. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate
Full report (PDF 4956 KB)
1995 DWI0379 Determination of the Enantiomeric Forms of Mecoprop Full report (PDF 807 KB)
1994 DWI0767 Report on the Techniques for the Analysis of Chlormequat and Related Pesticides Full report ( PDF 1579KB)
1994 DWI0768 Impact of Head Space on Test for Microbiological Growth (BS6920 Section 2.4) Full report (PDF 1438KB)
1994 DWI0253 Impact of Head Space on Test for Microbiological Growth (BS6920 Section 2.4). Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1410 KB)
1994 DWI0314 Effects of Storage on Analysis Results for the Total and Faecal Coliform Parameters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2283 KB)
1994 DWI0254 Literature Review on Selective Purification and Concentration of Pathogens (WMI 4587). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 5042 KB)
1993 DWI0135 The Development of Gene Probes for Coliforms and Other Micro-Organisms (WMI 9018). Final Report to the Department of the Environment.
September 1988 to June 1993 Doe 3426/1
Full report (PDF 3279 KB)
1992 DWI0388 CEN TC 164/WG9 Collaborative Study on the Determination of Acrylamide Monomer in Polyacrylamides (DWQ 9007) Interim Report Full report (PDF 506 KB)
1992 DWI0418 Survey of Concentrations of NTA and EDTA in UK Rivers and at Sewage Treatment Works Full report (PDF 2510 KB)
1991 DWI0149 Survey on Occurrence of Tecnazene and Its Breakdown Products in Effluent from Potato Processing Plants and Relevant Water Reclamation Works. Final Report. Full report (PDF 702 KB)
1991 DWI0173 The Determination of Pentachlorophenol in
Sewage Sludge. A Report for the Department of The Environment
Full report (PDF 586 KB)
1990 DWI0287 Surrogate Viral Indicators (E 9208). Final Report to the Department of the Environment, July 1987 to June 1989 Full report (PDF 1399 KB)
1990 DWI0158 Determination of Cationic Flocculants in Drinking Water Full report (PDF 1226 KB)
1990 DWI0031 The Use of Cytotoxicity Assays for the Assessment of Toxicity (EHT 9329). Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 1823-M/3 PECD 7/7/168 Full report (PDF 4631 KB)
1990 DWI0159 Determination of Cationic Flocculants in Drinking Water - A Literature Search Full report (PDF 580KB)
1990 DWI0112 Mutagenic Activity of Concentrated Water Extracts in Vivo (EHT 9271). Final Report to Department of the Environment DoE 2256-M/1 Full report (PDF 10399 KB)
1990 DWI0020 Identification of Mutagens in Drinking Water (EC 9105). Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 2489-M/1 Full report (PDF 8936 KB)
1989 DWI0788 An Interlaboratory Test for the Determination of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Drinking Water (EC9504 SLD) Full report (PDF 1659KB)
1989 DWI0673 An Interlaboratory Comparison of Rapid Methods for Confirming the Identity of Coliform Organisms Full report ( PDF1655KB)
1989 DWI0452 An Interlaboratory Test for the Determination of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Drinking Water (EC 9504 SLD) Full report (PDF 1997KB)
1989 DWI0656 An Interlaboratory Test for the Determination of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Drinking Water (EC 9504 SLD) Full report ( PDF 2031KB)
1989 DWI0453 Advice for Monitoring the Plumbosolvency of Water and Effectiveness of Control Strategies (WTS 9516). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 999KB)
1989 DWI0631 Analysis of Potentially Dangerous Substances in UK Water Full report ( PDF 3474KB)
1989 DWI0176 Performance Characteristics for the Determination of Selected Transition Metals in Waters by Ion-Chromatography Full report (PDF 2.33MB)
1989 DWI0153 An Interlaboratory Comparison of Rapid Methods for Confirming the Identity of Coliform Organisms Full report (PDF 1683 KB)
1989 DWI0029 An Introduction to the Use of Gene Probes in the Bacteriological Analysis of Water. A Special Report Produced for DoE to Support Contract ET 9418 DoE 2367-M Full report (PDF 2382 KB)
1988 DWI0670 Intercomparison of High Performance Liquid Chromatography Columns for the Chromatography of Anions. Final Report Full report (PDF 797KB)
1988 DWI0325 Development of the WRc Methods for
Chlortoluron, Isoproturon, Linuron, Metham Sodium and Methyl Isothiocyanate, and Chlormequat (CG 9896 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 1719 KB)
1988 DWI0320 Investigation of a Method of Analysis and the Decomposition Products of Furazolidone, Contract Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1072 KB)
1988 DWI0384 An Inventory of Linear Temperature Programmed Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices on Methyl Silicone Phases Volume 1 2nd Edition Full report (PDF 11937 KB)
1988 DWI0385 An Inventory of Linear Temperature Programmed Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices on Polyethylene Glycol Phases Volume 2 2nd Edition Full report (PDF 3828 KB)
1987 DWI0655a HPLC Method for the Analysis of Chlortoluron, Isoproturon and Linuron in Water.
Full report (PDF 331KB)
1987 DWI0655 HPLC Method for the Analysis of Bromoxynil and Ioxynil in Water Full report (PDF 581KB)
1987 DWI0661 Determination of Organotins in Natural Waters by Toluene Extraction Graphite Furnace AAS Full report (PDF 1174KB)
1987 DWI0706 Use of Plants to Monitor Heavy Metals in
Freshwaters
Full report (PDF 1217KB)
1987 DWI0331 Improved Methods of Bacteriological Sampling and Analysis (ME 9116 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 7353 KB)
1987 DWI0381 An Inventory of Linear Temperature Programmed Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices Full report (PDF 15926 KB)
1987 DWI0019 Method for the Determination of
Trimethylhexamethylene Diamine in Water - PRD 896-M
Full report (PDF 675 KB)
1987 DWI0175 Characterisation of Two Common But Unidentified Organic Contaminants in Water Supplies Full report (PDF 944 KB)
1987 DWI0016 Method for the Determination of Bisphenol a Diglycidyl Ether and Bisphenol F Diglycidyl Ether in Water PRD 897-M Full report (PDF 648 KB)
1987 DWI0039 Method for the Determination of P-Toluenesulphonic Acid in Water PRD 898-M Full report (PDF 584 KB)
1987 DWI0027 Improved Methods of Bacteriological Sampling and Analysis (ME 9116 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment. April 1985 - May 1986 PECD 7/7/160 DoE 1530-M Full report (PDF 7367 KB)
1987 DWI0024 Biological Screening Tests for the Assessment of Drinking Water Quality (EST 9154 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment (DoE 1397-M/1) Full report (PDF 7367 KB)
1987 DWI0013 Report of Research Undertaken at Life Science Research to Develop a Method for Testing Concentrated Water Extracts in Separated Human Lymphocyte Cultures (EHT 9154 SLD) Doe 1442- M Full report (PDF 1120 KB)
1986 DWI0697 Contract for a Programme of Research - Testing of Draft ETA Methods for Ti, Ag, Ni, Cr, Cu and Co on Two Types of Instrument and on a Draft AAS Method for Barium Full report (PDF 5016KB)
1986 DWI0644 The Determination of Carbamates in Water Full report ( PDF 2168KB)
1986 DWI0695 Enteromorpha as a Monitor of Heavy Metals in Estuarine and Coastal Intertidal Waters. A Method for the Sampling, Treatment and Analysis of the Seaweed Enteromorpha to Monitor Heavy Metals
in Estuaries and Coastal Waters
Full report (PDF 2168KB)
1986 DWI0663 Determination of the Toxicity of Substances to Aerobic Bacteria by Measurement of Growth Inhibition Full report (PDF 801KB)
1986 DWI0382 Identification of Organic Pollutants Using Linear Temperature Programmed Retention Indices (LTPRIS) - Part I - Final Report for the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 5638 KB)
1986 DWI0383 Identification of Organic Pollutants Using Linear Temperature Programmed Retention Indices (LTPRIS) - Part II Final Report for the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 6842 KB)
1986 DWI0111 Final Report - Development of Perfluorotracers (PFT's) for Marine Use Full report (PDF 1983 KB)
1986 DWI0026 Fish-Farm Chemicals : Development and
Application of Methods for the Analysis of
Anti-Microbial Compounds PRD 1216-M
Full report (PDF 868 KB)
1985 DWI0646 Measurement of pH of Lightly Buffered and Other Waters by Colorimetry Full report (PDF 1169KB)
1984 DWI0658 Determination of Hydrocarbons in Drinking Water DoE/SCA Method Full report (PDF 1483KB)
1984 DWI0226 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents (MPC 4332C). A Survey of Cadmium and Vanadium Concentrations in Fresh and Saline Waters in the UK Full report (PDF 1791 KB)
1984 DWI0224 Co-ordination of Analytical Quality Control for DoE Harmonised Monitoring Scheme. Final Contract Report to the Department of the Environment, Covering the Period 1974-1984 Full report (PDF 2571KB)
1984 DWI0248 Assessment of Monitoring Requirements for Drinking Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 5406 KB)
1984 DWI0231 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents (MPC 4332C). Detailed Analysis of the Trace Element Contents of UK Sewage Sludges Full report (PDF 5284 KB)
1984 DWI0168 Retention and Sensitivity Data for Other
Compounds Using the SCA Method for
Organo-Chlorine Pesticides
Full report (PDF 1622 KB)
1982 DWI0230 Collaborative Analysis of Sewage Sludge - 2 (SO4343CD). Final Contract Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 5202 KB)
1981 DWI0229 Collaborative Analysis of Sewage Sludge (EP 1343C). Final Contract Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 7230 KB)
1981 DWI0060 The Chemical Oxygen Demand Test Full report (PDF 2014 KB)
1980 DWI0703 The Use of Biological Indicators of Heavy Metal Contamination in Estuaries with Special Reference to an Assessment of the Biological Availability of Metals in Estuarine Sediments from South-West
Britain
Full report (PDF 3267KB)
1980 DWI0084 The Analysis and Fate of Acrylamide Monomer in Aqueous Environments. Final Report - DGR 480/306 Full report (PDF 1707 KB)
1979 DWI0700 The Use of Chironomid Pupal Exuviae for
Biological Surveillance of Water Quality
Full report (PDF 3121 KB)
1978 DWI0698 Automatic Analysis of Sea Water Nutrients Full report (PDF 1505 KB)
1978 DWI0217b Identification of Organic Micropollutants in Raw and Treated Water by Application of GC-MS-DP. Part II: Results Full report (PDF2930 KB)
1978 DWI0202 Analysis of Heavy Metals in Sewage Sludge, Sewages and Final Effluent Full report (PDF 6124 KB)
1977 DWI0217a Identification of Organic Micropollutants in Raw and Treated Water by Application of GC-MD-DP. Part I : Method of Analysis Full report (PDF 5932 KB)

Cryptosporidium & Giardia

Date Ref Title Download
1998 DWI0803 A Study of the Effects of Source, Cleaning Protocols and Aging of Commercially Available Strains of Cryptosporidium parvum Full report (PDF15109 KB)
1998 DWI0804 Summary of Research Documents on Cryptosporidium and Giardia abstracted between 1995 and 1997 Full report (PDF 101KB)
1998 DWI0805 Review of Disinfection and Associated Studies on Cryptosporidium Full report (PDF 148KB)
1998 DWI0806 The Molecular Characterisation by PCR RFLP and SDS- PAGE Western Blotting of Cryptosporidium parvum suspensions, treated by different cleaning procedures Full report (PDF 194KB)
1998 DWI0807 Cryptosporidium: Development of a Risk Assessment Methodology for Drinking Water Full report (PDF 973KB)
1997 DWI0777 Cryptosporidium Incidence in Private Water Supplies and Correlatory Indicators Full report (PDF 2206KB)
1996 FRDW0002 Occurrence of Cryptosporidium Sp. Oocysts and Giardia Sp. Cysts in Sewage Effluents and Sludges from Sewage Treatment Plants in England Full report (PDF 4.08 MB)
1996 FRDW0001 Inter-Laboratory Round-Robin Testing of Immuno- Magnetisable Separation(IMS) for the Concentration and Separation of Cryptosporidium Oocysts from Water Samples Full report (PDF 26.8 MB)
1996 DWI0784 Development of a Risk Assessment for Infectivity of Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water Final Report to the Department of the Environment DWI 4157/1 Full report (PDF 3199KB)
1996 DWI0751 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 Full report (PDF 1781 KB)
1996 DWI0754 Removal of Oocysts of Cryptosporidium from Private Water Supplies - Assessment of Point-Of-Use Filters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1279 KB)
1996 DWI0764 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
Full report (PDF 6403 KB)
1995 DWI0749 Production of High Affinity, Species Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Against Oocysts of Cryptosporidium Full report (PDF 1396 KB)
1995 DWI0376 Removal of Oocysts from Cryptosporidium from Private Water Supplies - Assessment of Point-Of-Use Filters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment, Drinking Water Full report (PDF 1073 KB)
1995 DWI0268 Cryptosporidium in Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment. January 1990 to March 1994 Full report (PDF 1916KB)
1994 DWI0375/18 Cryptosporidia in Water - Synopsis of Studies within the National Research Programme. January 1990 to March 1994 Full report (PDF 796 KB)
1994 DWI0375/16 A Critical Review of Molecular Biology Techniques for Detection and Enumeration of Cryptosporidium Oocysts Full report (PDF 4536 KB)
1994 DWI0375/15 Determination of IGG Antibody Levels to
Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts Antigens in Vervet Monkeys (Cercopithecus Aethiops) Infected
with Various Dose-Human Derived C.Parvum Oocysts. Draft Final Report to the DoE in Fulfilment of WRc Contract No ESL 9517
Full report (PDF 730 KB)
1994 DWI0375/19 Cryptosporidium in Water Supplies Updating the Expert Group Report Summary of Additional Evidence Since 1989 Full report (PDF 780 KB)
1994 DWI0375/14 Use of Magnetic Particle Technology to Concentrate C.Parvum Oocysts Full report (PDF 3093 KB)
1994 DWI0275 Correlation between Cryptosporidium Oocysts and Water Quality Parameters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment on a Consultancy, Oct 93 - Feb 94 Full report (PDF 1251 KB)
1993 DWI0742 Assessment of Filter Cartridges for the Removal of Cryptosporidium Surrogate. Final Report Full report ( PDF 904 KB)
1993 DWI0273 Fate of Cryptosporidium during Sewage and Sludge Treatment (EHA 9036). Final Report to the Department of the Environment. October 1991 to December 1992 Full report (PDF 1550 KB)
1993 DWI0266 Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water (DWQ 9006). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. October 1992 to March 1993 Full report (PDF 1079 KB)
1993 DWI0267 Cryptosporidium in Water (WMI9006). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. April to September 1993 Full report (PDF 691 KB)
1992 DWI0375/8 Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water - an Estimation of the Time Required for Sampling, Recovery and Identification of Oocysts. Interim Report Full report (PDF 678 KB)
1992 DWI0272 Fate of Cryptosporidium during Sewage and Sludge Treatment (EM 9036). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. October 1991 to March 1992 Full report (PDF 856 KB)
1992 DWI0265 Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water (DWQ9006). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment Period April 1992 - September 1992 Full report (PDF 728 KB)
1992 DWI0375/10 Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water - Research Progress Report of the Cryptosporidium Research Steering Group Committee January 1992 Full report (PDF 2335 KB)
1991 DWI0744 Final Report on the DoE Sponsored Research on Cryptosporidium SPP Oocysts Undertaken at the Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Laboratory, Stobhill
General Hospital, Glasgow G21 3UW
Full report (PDF 3640 KB)
1991 DWI0274 Evaluation of the Efficiency of Alternative
Disinfectants to Chlorine Activity against Oocysts of Cryptosporidium Parvum. Interim Report to the Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 3016 KB)
1991 DWI0271 Survey of Cryptosporidium in Loch Lomond Full report (PDF 394 KB)
1991 DWI0269 Ozone for Cryptosporidia Elimination - A Review of Ozonation By-Products and Ozone Application. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4240 KB)
1991 DWI0341 Cryptosporidiosis Surveillance 1990-1991. Report to the Water Research Centre Full report (PDF 5808 KB)
1991 DWI0338 The Minimum Infective Dose of Cryptosporidium in Gnotobiotic Lambs
Full report (PDF 1085 KB)
1991 DWI0337 Removal of Cryptosporidium Oocysts by Water Treatment Methods at Laboratory Scale. Final Report on Work Carried Out at University College, London. March 1990 - March 1991 Full report (PDF 1891 KB)
1991 DWI0264 Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water - Survey of Occurrence Full report (PDF 546 KB)
1991 DWI0375/12 Determination of the Minimum Infective Dose of Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts in Vervet Monkeys (Cercopithecus Aethiops). Draft Final Report to the Department of the Environment in Partial Fulfilment of WRc Contract Number ESL 9517 Full report (PDF 1639 KB)
1989 DWI0270 Cryptosporidium and Water Courses PRS 2292-M Full report (PDF 953 KB)
1988 DWI0739 The Effect of Free Chlorine on the Viability of Giardia Lamblia Cysts Full report (PDF 1623 KB)
1987 DWI0659 Giardia - Its Distribution, Identification and Control Full report (PDF 1079 KB)
 

Drinking water distribution networks

Date Ref Title Download
1997 DWI0772 Permeation of Benzene, Trichloroethene and Tetrachloroethene Through Plastic Pipes. An assessment for Drinking Water Inspectorate Full report (PDF 2228KB)
1996 DWI0780 Significance of Fungi in Water Distribution Systems. (EPG/1/9/69) Final Report to DWI Full report (PDF 2318KB)
1996 DWI0770 Feasibility of a UK Positive List for Polyethylene Pipes in Contact with Drinking Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1034 KB)
1996 DWI0756 The Health Significance of Animals in Water Distribution Systems. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate Full report (PDF 1687 KB)
1994 DWI0326 Conversion Factors for Leaching Tests (DWQ 9007) Interim Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1329 KB)
1994 DWI0207 Leaching of Lead from Blue UPVC Pipe - Final Report Full report (PDF 4190 KB)
1993 DWI0440 Confirmation of Statistical Associations of External Parameters with Coliform Failures in Distribution Systems Using Data Obtained for 1992 Full report ( PDF 3772 KB)
1993 DWI0327 PAH in Drinking Water - Investigation of Leaching (DWQ 7102) Interim Report to the Department of the Environment December 1992 to May 1993 Full report (PDF 2634 KB)
1993 DWI0295 Loose Deposits in Water Mains (TMU 9023). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 8417 KB)
1993 DWI0343 PAH in Drinking Water - Investigation of Leaching (DWE 7102). Final Report to the Department of the Environment. December 1992 to November 1993 Full report (PDF 5455KB)
1993 DWI0298 Effects of Disinfection on Organic Substances in Water (DWE 9005). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment January 1993 to September 1993 Full report (PDF 1701 KB)
1993 DWI0138 A Study of Backflow Events in England, Wales and Scotland (SD 3423). Final Report to the Department of the Environment 3305/4 Full report (PDF 3145 KB)
1992 DWI0297 Effects of Disinfection on Organic Substances in Water (DWQ 9005). Meeting Report - IOA Tenth Ozone World Congress Full report (PDF 1399 KB)
1992 DWI0401 Evolution of Drinking Water Quality in Distribution. Biodegradable Organic Hatter and Biological Stability - the French Experience Full report (PDF 2360 KB)
1992 DWI0441 Effects of Organic Chemicals in Contaminated Land on Buried Services. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report ( PDF 4153 KB)
1992 DWI0456 Interim Report on Materials Characterisation and Performance Evaluation of Higher Performance Polyethylene (HPPE) Pipe Systems FR 0266 Full report (PDF 6874 KB)
1991 DWI0255 Deterioration of Water Quality - the Effects Arising from the Use of Factory Applied Cement Mortar Linings (ESP 9770). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2002 KB)
1990 DWI0296 Effects of Disinfection on Organic Substances in Water (DUE 9312). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. July to December Full report (PDF 1719 KB)
1990 DWI0299 Investigation Into the Effects of Disinfection on Organic Substances in Water (EC 9312). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1180 KB)
1990 DWI0032 Effect of Distribution on Organic Contaminants in Potable Water (EHT 9155). Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 2215-M/1
Full report (PDF 8483 KB)
1989 DWI0285 Site Investigation of Changes in Conveyed Water Quality after Lining Mains with Blast Furnace Slag Cement Mortar - Glasgow Field Trials Full report (PDF 1365 KB)
1989 DWI0291 Increases in Lead and pH Levels Following Cement Mortar Lining in Low Alkalinity Areas Full report (PDF 1135 KB)
1989 DWI0789 Increases in Lead and pH Levels Following Cement Mortar Lining in Low Alkalinity Water Areas Full report (PDF 902KB)
1988 DWI0786 Cementitious Linings and Water Quality Part 2. Solutions to the Problems Caused by Ordinary Portland Cement Full report (PDF 3549KB)
1988 DWI0785 Cementitious Linings and Water Quality Part 1. The change in Conveyed Water Quality after Lining Water Mains with Ordinary Portland Cement Full report (PDF 808KB)
1988 DWI0284 Site Investigation of Changes in Conveyed Water Quality after Lining Water Mains with Blast Furnace Slag Cement Mortar - Kirk Merrington Full report (PDF 1062 KB)
1988 DWI0131 Deterioration of Asbestos Cement Water Mains (MSS 9731 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 7018 KB)
1988 DWI0122 Deterioration of Asbestos Cement Water Mains (HSP 9731 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 7734 KB)
1988 DWI0018 Cementitious Linings and Water Quality. Part 2 Solutions to the Problems Caused by Ordinary Portland Cement - 358E Full report (PDF 3821 KB)
1987 DWI0001 Effects of Nitrate Removal on Water Quality in Distribution. Final Report Contract PECD 7/7/218 Full report (PDF 8718 KB)
1986 DWI0321 Monitoring Water Quality Deterioration in
Distribution Systems. Final Report
Full report (PDF 4094 KB)
1986 DWI0640 The Decline of pH in Water Distribution Systems Full report ( PDF 1486 KB)
1986 DWI0329 Occurrence of Coal-Tar Pitch Particles in Drinking Water. Report to the Committee on Medical Aspects of Air, Soil and Water Full report (PDF 1224 KB)
1986 DWI0328 The Effect of Material and Process Developments on the Leaching of Specific Organics from Epoxy Resin Lined Water Mains Full report (PDF 2017 KB)
1986 DWI0311 Summary of the Leachate Data on the Specific Organics Leaching from Epoxy Resin Linings after Extended Air Curing PRS 1423-M Full report (PDF 931 KB)
1986 DWI0011 Deterioration of Water Quality in Distribution Systems Phase 1 - Monitoring Water Quality Deterioration in Distribution Systems. Final Report - ER206E DoE PECD 7/7/120 Full report (PDF 3865 KB)
1985 DWI0033 Interim Report - Usage and Performance of Asbestos Cement Pressure Pipe Full report (PDF 4405 KB)
1980 DWI0190 Leakage Control Policy and Practice Full report (PDF 10414 KB)
 

Drinking water quality and health

Date Ref Title Download
1999 DWI0799 Review on the Approaches to Water Quality Monitoring ans Assessments in Europe Full report (PDF 208KB)
1999 DWI0802 Review of National Arrangements for the Setting of Health Related Standards for Chemical Parameters Full report(PDF 4.57MB)
1999 DWI0801 Nitrate in Drinking Water and Childhood-onset Insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus in Scotland and Central England Full report (PDF 985KB)
1999 DWI0809 Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors via Materials in Contact with Drinking Water Full report (PDF 183KB)
1999 DWI0808 Alternatives to Chemical Disinfection of Drinking Water Full report (PDF 253KB)
1998 FR/DW0004 Disinfection By-Products from Drinking Water Treatment Full report (PDF 66KB)
1998 FR/DW0003 Health Significance of Heterotrophic Bacteria in Drinking Water Full report (PDF 448KB)
1998 DWI0800 Investigation of Drinking Water Quality Enforcement Procedures in Member States of the European Union Full report (PDF 911KB)
1997 DWI0790 Fact Sheets on Emerging Waterborne Pathogens. Full report (PDF 3.96MB)
1997 DWI0773 Implications of the Proposed Changes to the Monitoring of Lead in Drinking Water. Full report (PDF 2.85MB)
1997 DWI4304/2 Cost Benefit Analysis of Reducing Lead in Drinking Water Full report (PDF 4.59MB) Executive Summary (PDF 177KB)
1997 DWI0776 Influence of UV Disinfection on By-Product Formation and the Operational Implications. Full report (PDF 1.77MB)
1997 DWI0775 Implications of the Revision of the Drinking Water Directive Full report (PDF 1.84MB)
1996 DWI0793 Report on an Evaluation of the Water Quality and Health Research Programme Full report (PDF 5.55MB)
1996 DWI0783 Survey of the Microbiological Quality of Bottled Waters. Full report (PDF 1.19MB)
1996 DWI0791 Report from the Public Health Laboratory Services on Emerging Pathogens and the Drinking Water Supply Full report (PDF 7.98MB)
1996 DWI0774 Health Risks from Private Water Supplies Full report (PDF 2.5MB)
1996 DWI0752 Report from the Public Health Laboratory Service on Emerging Pathogens and the Drinking Water Supply Full report (PDF 8804 KB)
1996 DWI0759 Assessing the Value of Epidemiological Studies of Acute Chemical Contamination Incidents Affecting
Drinking Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 4774 KB)
1996 DWI0765 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 Full report (PDF 4303 KB)
1995 DWI0781 Bioavailability in Young Adults of Aluminium Ingested in Drinking Water Full report (PDF 1.49 MB)
1995 DWI0748 Review of Microbiological Risk Assessment and Drinking Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 5994 KB)
1995 DWI0443 Interim Report Phase Two - October to December 1994 Detection of Toxin Producing Strains of E. Coli Full report (PDF 2281 KB)
1995 DWI0724

Review of Microbiological Risk Assessment and Drinking Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment

Full report (PDF 6280 KB)
1995 DWI0653 Review of Microbiological Risk Assessment and Drinking Water Supplies. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 6128 KB)
1995 DWI0738 Effects of Disinfectants on Organic Substances in Water Balancing Chemical and Microbial Risks. Report to the Department of the Environment. Full report (PDF 3669 KB)
1995 DWI0736 Effects of Disinfectants on Organic Substances in Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2454 KB)
1994 DWI0213 Bacterial Colonisation of Treated Water Systems Full report (PDF 5524 KB)
1993 DWI0316 Occurrence and Formation of Haloacetic Acids (DWQ 9005) Interim Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2350 KB)
1993 DWI0209 Disinfection By-Products. Proceedings in a Drinking Water Inspectorate Seminar Held at WRc Medmenham, 2/3 February 1993 Full report (PDF 4843 KB)
1993 DWI0301 Pesticides in Drinking Water Sources and Supplies (DWE 9004). Final Report to the Department of the Environment. June 1987 to March 1993 Full report (PDF 7088 KB)
1993 DWI0137 The Formation of Bromate During Drinking Water Disinfection (DWE 7101). Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 3397 Full report (PDF 1751 KB)
1993 DWI0136 The Formation of Bromate During Electrolytic Generation of Chlorine (DWE 9005). Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 3533/1 Full report (PDF 1002 KB)
1993 DWI0342 Free Living Amoebae, with Special Reference to Naegleria Full report (PDF 1446 KB)
1992 DWI0402 Drinking Water Quality in the Netherlands. A Report for the Drinking Water Inspectorate Full report (PDF 941 KB)
1992 DWI0324 Aeromonads in Potable Water (EM 9015). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4265 KB)
1992 DWI0289 Drinking Water Meeting Current Standards and Gastrointestinal Illness : A Critique of the Work of Pierre Payment, with Discussion of its Relevance to the UK and Suggestions for a Future Study Full report (PDF 1900 KB)
1992 DWI0079 Particulate Lead in Water Supplies (TMU 9024) - Final Report to the Department of the Environment May 1987-December 1991. DoE 2963 Full report (PDF 6587 KB)
1991 DWI0279 A Review of the Occurrence and Significance of Aeromonads with particular reference to Potable Water Distribution Systems Full report (PDF 1635 KB)
1990 DWI0030 The Production of Chlorophenols During the Chlorination of Natural Waters. Final Report to the Department of the Environment DoE 2285-M/1 Full report (PDF 2876 KB)
1989 DWI0277 Sources of Chlorophenolics (EC 9359). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. January to June 1989 Full report (PDF 470 KB)
1989 DWI0134 Effects of Disinfectants on Organic Substances in Water PRD 2163-M/1 Full report (PDF 2383 KB)
1989 DWI0110 Application of the EC Drinking Water Directive in Six Member States: Appendices Full report (PDF 7002 KB)
1988 DWI0391 The Nitrate Issue Full report (PDF 2298 KB)
1988 DWI0023 Coal-Tar Pitch Particles in Drinking Water PRD 1778-M Full report (PDF 2426 KB)
1988 DWI0124 Implementing the EC Drinking Water Directive - France Full report (PDF 3089 KB)
1987 DWI0733 The Effect of Chloride and Ozone on Organic Compounds in Water - A Literature Review Full report (PDF 3674 KB)
1987 DWI0310 An Investigation of the Temporal Variation of Mutagenic Activity in Drinking Water Full report (PDF 1461 KB)
1987 DWI0309 An Investigation on the Origin of Mutagens in Water Samples Collected from Different Sites Along a Lowland River Full report (PDF 960 KB)
1987 DWI0022 Effects of Disinfection on Organic Substances in Water (EHT 9312 SLD) DoE 1635-M Full report (PDF 3481 KB)
1987 DWI0007 Trace Elements in British Tap-Water Supplies - PRD 706-M/1 Full report (PDF 2535 KB)
1987 DWI0083 Report on the Sixth Conference on Water
Chlorination : Environmental Impact and Health Effects. May 3-8 1987 PRD 1600-M
Full report (PDF 1781 KB)
1987 DWI0040 Critical Assessment of Health Aspects of
Alternative Disinfectants to Chlorine (EHT 9276 SLD) DoE 1579-M
Full report (PDF 6969 KB)
1986 DWI0330 The Effect of Chlorine and Ozone on Organic Compounds in Water - A Literature Review (EHT 9312 SLD) Full report (PDF 3704 KB)
1986 DWI0058 Non-Volatiles in Drinking Water (EC9311 CD) DoE 1239M/1 Full report (PDF 4411 KB)
1985 DWI0312 Mutagens in Drinking Water - A Position Document Full report (PDF 1016 KB)
1985 DWI0276 Health Effects of Inorganic Compounds in Drinking Water (EET 4156CD) Sampling for Household Water-Lead. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1793 KB)
1985 DWI0223 Health Aspects of Organics in Drinking Water (H4298CD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4548 KB)
1985 DWI0034 Health Effects of Inorganic Compounds in Drinking Water (EHT4156CD) Sampling for Household Water - Lead - 1084-M. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1808 KB)
1984 DWI0090 Trace Elements in Water and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology - (H4156 CXD) Full report (PDF 1024 KB)
1983 DWI0093 Occurrence of Coal-Tar Pitch Particles in Drinking Water (H4328C) - Final Report to the DoE April 1980 to May 1983 Full report (PDF 2919 KB)
1982 DWI0074 Asbestos in Drinking Water. Volume 2
(appendices) 426-M
Full report (PDF 2076 KB)
1982 DWI0092 Health Aspects of Organic Compounds in Drinking Water: Feasiblity of a Retrospective Study of Individuals to Assess Certain Cancer Risks Associated with Drinking Water Quality (H4298c). Final Contract Report to the Doe (Oct 1981-Mar 1982) Full report (PDF 1217 KB)
1982 DWI0094 Health Aspects of Organic Compounds in Drinking Water : Epidemiology (H0298CX). Final Contract Report to the Department of the Environment (April
1997-September 1981)
Full report (PDF 3954 KB)
1982 DWI0073 Asbestos in Drinking Water. Volume 1 (Main Report) 426-M Full report (PDF 4334 KB)
1982 DWI0091 Trace Elements in Water and Cardiovascular Disease - Population Exposure to Metals Released from Piping Materials used for Water Distribution in the UK (H0156C). Final Report to the Department of the Environment 1977-1981 Full report (PDF 4710 KB)
1982 DWI0089 Chlorinated Non-Volatile Organic Substances in Potable Water - III (H4311C) Full report (PDF 3022 KB)
1981 DWI0233 Summary of the Department of the Environment Haloforms Survey Full report (PDF 915 KB)
1981 DWI0413 Sampling of Drinking Water to Estimate Population Exposure to Lead. A Paper Produced for the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 793 KB)
1980 DWI0639 Flushing at the Consumer's Tap as a Means of Reducing Drinking Water Lead Levels. Lead in Potable Water Technical Note No. 2 Full report ( PDF 980 KB)
1977 DWI0417 Lead in Potable Water Sub-Committee Factors Influencing Household Water Lead. A National Survey Full report (PDF 1352 KB)
 

Drinking water treatment

Date Ref Title Download
1996 DWI0757 Effectiveness of Point of Use Drinking Water Devices. Final Report to the Scottish Office, Agriculture, Environment & Fisheries Department

Full report ( PDF 2714 KB)

1993 DWI0743 Electrolytic Cell for the Inactivation of Viruses in Water Full report (PDF 4944 KB)
1992 DWI0480 Treatment of Private Water Supplies (DWQ 9028). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4774 KB)
1992 DWI0344 Testing Protocol and Manual of Guidance on Application of Point-Of-Use Treatment for Private Water Supplies (DWQ 9028) Progress Report to Department of the Environment January to June 1992
Full report (PDF 291 KB)
1992 DWI0339 Selection of Filters for Removal of Microorganisms from Mains Water Full report (PDF 2179 KB)
1992 DWI0283 Granular Activated Carbon and Microbiological Quality (EM 9020). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 3301 KB)
1992 DWI0304 Protocol for Testing the Performance of in Situ Regenerated Ion-Exchange Based Nitrate Removal Units for the Treatment of Private Water (DWQ 9028) Full report (PDF 1873 KB)
1992 DWI0317 Advice on Monitoring the Effectiveness of
Treatment to Reduce Plumbosolvency (WTA 9516). Final Report to the Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 1003 KB)
1991 DWI0256 Consultancy : Removal of Pesticides by GAC and GAC/Oxidants. Final Report to the Drinking Water Inspectorate, Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 892 KB)
1991 DWI0280 Biological Denitrification - Control of Adverse Side Effects. Final Contract Report to the Department of the Environment - March 1991 Full report (PDF 3177 KB)
1991 DWI0203 Electrolytic Generation of Chlorine for Disinfection of Private Water Supplies Full report (PDF 3186 KB)
1989 DWI0286 Survey of the Effectiveness of Granular Activated Carbon in reducing the concentration of Pesticides in Drinking ater (WTT 9891 SLG) Full report (PDF 1311 KB)
1989 DWI0142 Computer Prediction of Effects of Water Quality Characteristics on Denitrification by Ion Exchange Process - Final Report Full report (PDF 2340 KB)
1989 DWI0114 Survey of the Effectiveness of Ozone and
Ultraviolet Light in Reducing the Concentration of Pesticides in Drinking Water (WTT 981 SLG)
Full report (PDF 799 KB)
1988 DWI0014 Small Supply Systems Effect of Variability of Raw Water Quality. Final Report to the Department of the Environment 667-S DoE Contract PECD
7/7/198
Full report (PDF 1734 KB)
1987 DWI0002 1) the Removal of Volatile and Non-Volatile Organic Compounds from Small Water Supplies. 2) Review of European Experience and Attitudes to Groundwater Contamination by Organic Compounds. Final Report 91330/Rd9/10.87 Contract PECD 7/7/204 Full report (PDF 4526 KB)
1986 DWI0041 Variability of Water Quality in Small Supplies 420-5 DoE Contract PECD 7/7/154 Full report (PDF 1418 KB)
1985 DWI0095/4 Reduction of Nitrate in Water Supplies : an Economic Study of Water Treatment Compared with the Effects of Lower Fertiliser Usage - Annex IV - Financial, United Kingdom Economic and European Community Economic Analyses Full report (PDF 9357 KB)
1985 DWI0095/3 Reduction of Nitrate in Water Supplies : an Economic Study of Water Treatment Compared with the Effects of Lower Fertiliser Usage - Annex III - Engineering Capital and Operating Costs of Alternative Water Treatment Methods Full report (PDF 2632 KB)
1985 DWI0095/1 Reduction of Nitrate in Water Supplies : an Economic Study of Water Treatment Compared with the Effects of Lower Fertiliser Usage - Final Report Full report (PDF 2188 KB)
1984 DWI0108 Methodology for the Field Scale Removal of Organics - Final Report Full report (PDF 6944 KB)
1984 DWI0140 Development of Automated Monitoring Control of Biological Denitrification Plant for Protection of Public Water Supply - Final Report Full report (PDF 1279 KB)
1984 DWI0082 Biological Denitrification of Potable Water. Final Report to the Department of the Environment - 319-S Full report (PDF 3297 KB)
1984 DWI0080 Treatment and Disinfection of Small Water Supplies. Final Report 551-S Full report (PDF 15112 KB)
1983 DWI0232 Treatment and Disinfection of Small Water Supplies. First Annual Report to the Department of the Environment. September 1982-October 1983 Full report (PDF 2487 KB)
 

Engineering & materials specification

Date Ref Title Download
1997 DWI0792 Review of Materials Testing Procedures Laboratory Testing Report (November 1995 - Spring 1997) Full report (PDF 1810KB)
1995 DWI0722 Improved Material Testing Procedures. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1734 KB)
1994 DWI0731 Conversion Factors for Leaching Tests (DWQ 9007) Full report (PDF 1366 KB)
1993 DWI0730 Improved Material Testing Procedures (DWQ 9007). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment July to December 1992 Full report (PDF 2015 KB)
1994 DWI0252 A Review of Draft PR 852-1 Test Method for Migration for Plastic Pipes Developed by CEN TC 155 (DWQ 9007) - Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 769 KB)
1993 DWI0293 Improved Material Testing Procedures (DWQ 9007). Interim Report to the Department of the Environment. September 1990 to February 1993 Full report (PDF 898 KB)
1993 DWI0292 Improved Material Testing Procedures (DWQ 9007). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. April to September 1993 Full report (PDF 1410 KB)
1992 DWI0729 Improved Material Testing Procedures. Progress Report to the Department of the Environment January to June 1992 Full report (PDF 1097 KB)
1992 DWI0728 Improved Material Testing Procedures (DWQ 9007). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment - July to December 1991 Full report (PDF 948 KB)
1992 DWI0294 Microbial Growth on Materials in Contact with Potable Water (EHA 9015). Interim Report to the Department of the Environment for the period May 87 - Dec 90
Full report (PDF 1631 KB)
1992 DWI0282 Microbial Growth on Materials in Contact with Water and in Distribution (EM 9015). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4355 KB)
1991 DWI0727 Improved Material Testing Procedures. Progress Report to the Department of Environment January to June 1991 Full report (PDF 1237 KB)
1990 DWI0726 Approved Material Testing Procedures (DWE 9534), Progress Report to the Department of the Environment - July to December 1990 Full report (PDF 337 KB)
1985 DWI0221 The Effect of Water Quality on Certain Test Methods used to Assess Microbiological Growth on Materials in Contact with Potable Water Full report (PDF 1712 KB)
1978 DWI0193 A Glossary of Terms used in Measurement and Control Systems in the Water Industry Full report (PDF 3940 KB)
 

Instrumentation

Date Ref Title Download
1988 DWI0102 On-Line Nitrate Water Quality Monitor for
Department of the Environment
Full report (PDF 1464 KB)
1987 DWI0042 Effects of Storage on Mutagenic Activity of Water Samples PRD 1490-M Full report (PDF 1726 KB)
 

Groundwater quality & management

Date Ref Title Download
1990 DWI0144 Investigation of In-Situ Bacterial Denitrification in the Confined Chalk Aquifer in Norfolk and North London WD/90/4 Full report (PDF 1661 KB)
1989 DWI0281 Prediction of Groundwater Nitrate Concentrations (CS 9248). Progress Report to the Department of the Environment. 1 January to 30 June 1989 Full report (PDF 995 KB)
1989 DWI0197 Sampling of Groundwater with special reference to Saline/Freshwater Conditions. Appendices Full report (PDF 6068 KB)
1989 DWI0196 Sampling of Groundwater with special reference to Saline/Freshwater Conditions Phase 3. Final Report October 1988-October 1989 Full report (PDF 11105KB)
1989 DWI0148 The Sampling and Monitoring of Groundwater Quality WD/89/37 Full report (PDF 3769 KB)
1988 DWI0164 Baseline Trace Element Occurrence in the Principal Aquifers of the UK Full report (PDF 16639 KB)
1988 DWI0162 Assessment of Groundwater Quality in England and Wales. Final Report Full report (PDF 8318 KB)
1986 DWI0389 Nitrates in Groundwater Control Through
Protection Zones. Proposals for the Economic Component of the Study
Full report (PDF 1172 KB)
1984 DWI0199 Investigation into Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Solvents in Groundwaters Full report (PDF 5526 KB)
 

Planning and research

Date Ref Title Download
1995 DWI0717 Water Research Advisory Services Contract Progress Report to the Department of the Environment April 1994 to March 1995


Full report (PDF 681 KB)
1994 DWI0313 Water Research Advisory Services Contract Progress Report to the Department of the Environment - April 1993 to March 1994 Full report (PDF 611 KB)
1993 DWI0467 Summary Report on Environmental Developments - 12 October to December 1992 FR 0347 Full report (PDF 2843 KB)
1992 DWI0437 Meeting of Eureau I Held in Seville on 5/6
November 1992 FR 0340
Full report (PDF 678 KB)
1989 DWI0632 Provision of Basic Utilities in Rural England Full report (PDF 6749 KB)
1986 DWI0081 Water Research in the Longer Term Full report (PDF 15112KB)
1980 DWI0218 Six Monthly Period Progress Report July - December 1979 European Economic Community (EEC Contract 246-77-1 ENV UK) Full report (PDF 780 KB)
 

Resources, environmental water quality & ecology

Date Ref Title Download
1996 DWI0750 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 Full report (PDF 1666 KB)
1995 DWI0718 A Study of the Economics of Restrictions on the Use of Pesticides. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 14301 KB)
1995 DWI0668 Modelling Faecal Coliform Concentrations in Streams Full report (PDF 7011 KB)
1995 DWI0380 A Study of the Economics of Restrictions on the Use of Pesticides. Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 14466 KB)
1993 DWI0141 Bankside Storage and Infiltration Systems (ENV 9037). Final Report to the Department of the Environment (DoE 3266) Full report (PDF 5346 KB)
1991 DWI0442 Persistence of Organic Contaminants Full report (PDF 1700 KB)
1991 DWI0633 Environmental Hazard Assessment:
di-(2-Ethylhexyl)Phthalate
Full report (PDF 3932 KB)
1990 DWI0118 Proposed Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Trifluralin in Water (ESSL9378) DoE 2231-M/1 Full report (PDF 2603 KB)
1990 DWI0178 Diatoms as Water Quality Indicators in British Rivers Full report (PDF 7802 KB)
1990 DWI0121 Proposed Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Malathion in Water (ESSL9378) DoE 2110-M/1 Full report (PDF 1925 KB)
1990 DWI0119 Proposed Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Dichlorvos in Water (ESSL9378) DoE 2249-M Full report (PDF 3036 KB)
1990 DWI0117 Proposed Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Fenitrothion in Water (DWE9378) DoE 2197-M Full report (PDF 2536 KB)
1990 DWI0120 Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Endosulfan in Water DoE 2527-M Full report (PDF 4477 KB)
1989 DWI0116 Provisional Environmental Quality Standards for Azinphos-Methyl in Water DoE 2348-M Full report (PDF 2518 KB)
1988 DWI0447 Timber Preservation Chemicals Volume 1b - Field Investigations Full report (PDF 2275 KB)
1988 DWI0448 De-Icing Agents. Volume 2 - Final Report Full report (PDF 3711KB)
1988 DWI0450 Timber Preservation Chemicals. Volume 1a - Final Report Full report (PDF 7334 KB)
1988 DWI0630 Nitrates - Loss Processes in Raw Water Full report (PDF 2412 KB)
1988 DWI0636 Total Impact Assessment of Pollutants in River Basins: Phase 2 Progress Report Full report (PDF 2037 KB)
1987 DWI0454 Selection of Potential List 1 Compounds Included in the EC 129 List (ES 9378 SLD) Full report (PDF 2808 KB)
1985 DWI0662 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents (PLC 9332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Ammonia in Water and Associated Materials Full report (PDF 3581 KB)
1985 DWI0220 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents (PLC4332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Iron in Water and Associated Materials Full report (PDF 3148 KB)
1984 DWI0412 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents (PL 4332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Inorganic Tin in Water and Associated Materials Full report (PDF 1830 KB)
1984 DWI0225 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents
(PLC4332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Sulphide in Water and Associated Materials
Full report (PDF 2006 KB)
1984 DWI0227 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents
(PLC4332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Boron in Water and Associated Materials
Full report (PDF 1960 KB)
1984 DWI0228 Determination of Pollutants in Effluents
(PLC4332CD) Proposed Environmental Quality Standards for Vanadium in Water and Associated Materials
Full report (PDF 2073 KB)
1984 DWI0629 Acidification in Cumbrian Waters: Past and Present Distribution of Diatoms in Local Lakes and Tarns Full report (PDF 5937 KB)
 

Sewerage, surface & coastal water management

Date Ref Title Download
1994 DWI0315 Diffuse Sources of Heavy Metals to Sewers. Final Report to the Department of the Environment. April 1992 to March 1994 Full report (PDF5873 KB)
1992 DWI0468 Supplementary Testing of Mike 11 Software - Version 3.0 FR 0341 Full report (PDF 1564 KB)
 

Wastewater treatment, sludge & land management

Date Ref Title Download
1990 DWI0183 Dewatering Sewage Sludge by Centrifuge Full report (PDF 2756 KB)
1988 DWI0486 Review of Operational and Experimental
Techniques for the Removal of Bacteria, Viruses and Pathogens from Sewage Effluents
Full report (PDF 14932 KB)
1986 DWI0741 Effects of Metals in Sludge on Crops (EI 9324 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 9715 KB)
1986 DWI0660 Sampling Procedures for Sludge Treated Soils (SDD 9319 SLD): Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 3705 KB)
1986 DWI0665 Review of Current Sewage Sludge and Soil Sampling Procedures (SDD 9319 SLD) Full report (PDF 1245 KB)
1986 DWI0740 The Fate of Salmonellae, Presumptive Coliform Bacteria and Faecal Streptococci in Raw Sewage Sludge Buried in Soils Full report (PDF 822 KB)
1985 DWI0664 Parasites in Sewage Effluents (ME9125 SLD). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2651 KB)
1981 DWI0195 Report of the Standing Committee on the Disposal of Sewage Sludge Full report (PDF 2016 KB)
1979 DWI0191 Wastewater Treatment - First Biennial Report Full report (PDF 1787 KB)
 

Water conservation, demand management & water usage

Date Ref Title Download
1997 DWI 0778 Greywater and Rainwater Systems: Recommended UK Requirements Full report (PDF 1.28MB)
1997 DWI0779 Water Conservation: Implications of Using Recycled Greywater and Stored Rainwater in the UK Full report (PDF 7.08MB)
1996 DWI0771 Tap Water Consumption in England and Wales : Findings from the 1995 National Survey Full report (PDF 7682KB)
1995 DWI0735 Marsham Street W C Trial Full report (PDF 1737KB)
1995 DWI0688 Reliability of Mechanical Backflow Protection Devices. Appendices Full report (PDF 4946KB)
1995 DWI0709/6 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Report 11727/6 Full report (PDF 570KB)
1995 DWI0709/5 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Report 11727/5 Full report (PDF 2417KB)
1995 DWI0709/4 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Report 11727/4 Full report (PDF 2058KB)
1995 DWI0709/3 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Report 11727/3 Full report (PDF 535KB)
1995 DWI0709/2 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Report 11727/2 Full report (PDF 2661KB)
1995 DWI0709/1 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Interim Report 11727/1 Full report (PDF 1458KB)
1995 DWI0687 Reliability of Mechanical Backflow Protection Devices Full report (PDF 4625KB)
1994 DWI0263 Evaluation of Backflow Prevention Devices Suitable for Some Schedule A Risks (ED 9009). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4932KB)
1994 DWI0318 A Review of the Health Risks Associated with Under-Sink Point-Of-Use Devices. Final (Review) Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1158KB)
1994 DWI0205 Low Flush WC's International Database Search and Research Findings Full report (PDF 12216KB)
1994 DWI0211 Review of Water Quality After Storage - Possible Deterioration of Water Quality After Storage Full report (PDF 1522KB)
1993 DWI0445 Feasibility Study Into Backflow Events in England, Wales and Scotland (SD 3423). Draft Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 2716 KB)
1993 DWI0210 Review of Water Quality After Storage -
Comparison of Vented and Un-Vented Domestic Hot Water Systems
Full report (PDF 1547KB)
1993 DWI0419 Water Management in Schools - Research Report Full report (PDF 1788KB)
1992 DWI0766 The Possible Adoption of a Direct Feed Supply to Domestic Properties in the United Kingdom (TMU 9008). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 1394KB)
1992 DWI0290 Economics of Lead Pipe Replacement (TMU 9030). Final Report to the Department of the Environment Full report (PDF 4064KB)
1992 DWI0340 DoE Project 10b Water Economy Interim Report 11727/1 Full report (PDF 1700KB)
1992 DWI0076 Economics of Lead Pipe Replacement - Database Description (TMU 9030) DoE 2962/1 Full report (PDF 1754KB)
1986 DWI0319 Galvanic Corrosion of Lead in Copper Pipework : Phase III, Methods of Dosing Zinc to Inhibit Corrosion. Third Interim Report to the DoE. August 85 - June 86
Full report (PDF 8263KB)
1986 DWI0017 Galvanic Corrosion of Lead in Copper Pipework - Final Report PECD 7/7/711-158/83 Full report (PDF 1719KB)
1985 DWI0097 Galvanic Corrosion of Lead in Copper Pipework: Phase I, Measurement of Galvanic Corrosion Potentials in Selected Waters 392-S Full report (PDF 3504KB)
1985 DWI0098 Galvanic Corrosion of Lead in Copper Pipework: Phase II, Effects of Treatment on Galvanic Corrosion Potentials Full report (PDF 2353KB)
1984 DWI0635 Unmetered Domestic Water Consumption in Scotland Full report (PDF 2108KB)
1981 DWI0088 Contamination of Water by Domestic Plumbing Fittings (M2186C). Final Report Full report (PDF 8748KB)
1980 DWI0087 Contamination of Water by Domestic Plumbing Fittings (M2186C). July to December 1980 Full report (PDF 813KB)
1976 DWI0335 The Consequences for the Introduction of
Domestic Unvented Hot Water Systems in England and Wales
Full report (PDF 3705KB)

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