Useful Links

Please find below a list of useful links and resources.


The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) regulates public water supplies in England and Wales.

DWI is responsible for assessing the quality of drinking water in England and Wales, taking enforcement action if standards are not being met, and appropriate action when water is unfit for human consumption.


The HSE's job is to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities.

The Water Management Society

The Water Management Society (WMSoc) has been in existence since 1970. By gathering together expertise from every sector of the industry the WMSoc can offer informed and experienced assistance in all matters relating to the responsible management of water in industry and commerce through publications, conferences and journals.

Members are represented on relevant government and industry Consultation panels and are regularly consulted on matters of immediate concern.

WMSoc members come from a wide of disciplines including water suppliers, scientists, engineers, manufacturers, consultants and facilities managers. Applications are welcomed from appropriate people both in the UK and overseas.

The Pool Water Advisory Group - PWTAG

An independent, UK based, non-commercial organisation, operating since 1984 and dedicated solely to raising standards in swimming pool water treatment. This is achieved through public statements, reports, books and professional advice - all backed by practical research and the experience of its members and advisers. These are drawn from professional institutions, national and local government, health authorities and trade associations. The organisation is funded through the sale of its own influential publication Swimming Pool Water and from the subscriptions of its members.


BSRIA's engineering, technical and market research experts provide independent, objective and practical help in design, construction and occupancy of the built environment.

A member association with over 50 years experience, we support industry through advice, testing, instruments, research and guidance to promote energy and water efficiency, best practice in construction and effective operation of buildings.

The Private Water Supply Regulations

These Regulations may be cited as the Private Water Supplies Regulations 1991 and shall come into force on Ist January 1992.

Legionella Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct for Service Providers has been put together by a working party drawn from the British Association for Chemical Specialities and the Water Management Society in close consultation with the Health and Safety Executive. It is referred to in the HSE document L8 "Legionnaires' Disease, The control of legionella bacteria in water systems: Approved Code of Practice and Guidance".

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