WaterISAC's UKWIR Water Contaminant Databases

Friday, January 4, 2013

On January 9, 2013, WaterISAC and UK Water Industry Research will host a webcast on the content and unique features of the UKWIR Toxicity and Microbiology Databases, which are available to all WaterISAC Pro members on the secure portal.

This free webcast is open to anyone in the water sector, but only WaterISAC Pro members have access to the UKWIR Toxicity and Microbiology Databases, located on the WaterISAC portal. Free 3-month trial memberships are available at www.waterisac.org.

Along with some case studies, the webcast will demonstrate the value of the databases in the everyday work of the water sector and during contamination events.

The databases have information on over 650 chemicals and 80 microorganisms and represent a unique source of information especially tailored to the needs of the water industry.

The webcast will be held at 1 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.

The speakers for the webcast are Dr. David Holt, a researcher with over 20 years of experience specializing in drinking water quality in distribution systems, and Dr. Paul Rumsby, a technical manager of the National Centre for Environmental Toxicology with over 25 years' experience in toxicology with expertise in the mechanisms of toxicity.