Our latest report brings together the learning points from our 2014 webinar series which explored water hygiene from an international perspective.

Over 15 experts including Professor Jamie Bartram, Dr Sebastian Crespi, Dr Yusen E. Lin and Dr Birgitta de Jong presented 11 webinars, each followed by an interactive question and answer session, throughout the year reaching over 3,500 individuals from 68 countries and every continent.

This document provides a short synopsis of each webinar and is an ideal learning resource.

Topics covered in the webinars:

  • Water Safety and Water Safety Plans: A Global View
  • Waterborne Pathogens in Urban Areas: Myths, Presumptions and Facts
  • Problematic pipes and troublesome taps: protecting the vulnerable from waterborne healthcare-associated infection
  • The last meters to the tap: where drinking water quality is at risk
  • Design of hot and cold water systems
  • Water System Microbiological Chemical and Physical Control Methods
  • Water Quality Legislation: Guidelines vs. Best Practice
  • Best Practice Water Sampling, Testing & Analysis
  • Specialist water needs: cooling towers, private water supplies and leisure pools
  • Risk Assessment & Audit on Healthcare Buildings
  • Surveillance and Critical Event Management

RSPH would like to thank all those involved in creating and delivering the series of water webinars. Our particular thanks go to Program Director Dr Susanne Lee, the RSPH publications team, the RSPH Special Interest Group for Water, and to Pall Medical for their support via an educational grant.

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