Publication of research report “Persistent, Mobile and Toxic Substances – Risk to drinking water in England & Wales” (Phase 2)
DWI commissioned this project to understand the potential risk from 22 Persistent, Mobile and Toxic (PMT) substances to drinking water sources in England and Wales. The findings will be used to develop guidance for water companies on risk assessment and targeted monitoring to ensure drinking water supply is safe. The full report and executive summary […]
Publication of research report “Public Perception of Water Recycling for Drinking Water Use
This report provides a summary of a study commissioned by the Drinking Water Inspectorate to understand public attitudes and public acceptability towards water recycling (water reuse) as a source of drinking water The full report and executive summary can be viewed in our completed research section.
Publication of research on the Removal of Microplastics by Drinking Water Treatment Processes
Current water treatment processes represent an effective method for removing particles across a wide size range, and microplastics can be considered as another type of particle. Hence, this project aimed to provide a sound understanding of how current drinking water processes manage the presence of microplastics and whether their presence in potable water may pose […]
Publication of research report “Organophosphorus Flame Retardants – Risk to Drinking Water in England and Wales”
DWI commissioned this literature review gap analysis project to understand whether OPFRs are likely to occur in source waters and drinking water. The project identified where data limitations exist and further work required to fill the evidence gap. View the full report and it’s findings