USEFUL LINKS

WRAS – www.wras.co.uk

The purpose of WRAS is to contribute to the protection of public health by preventing contamination of public water supplies and encouraging the efficient use of water by promoting and facilitating compliance with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Scottish Water Byelaws.

NSF International – www.nsf.org

Founded in 1944, our mission is to protect and improve global human health. Manufacturers, regulators and consumers look to us to develop public health standards and certifications that help protect food, water, consumer products and the environment. As an independent, accredited organization, we test, audit and certify products and systems as well as provide education and risk management.

Food Standard Agency – www.food.gov.uk

UK Government body shows current research in food safety, nutrition and food-related disease, with notes on scientific surveys, enforcement good practice.

Drinking Water Inspectorate – www.dwi.gov.uk

The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) was formed in 1990 to provide independent reassurance that public water supplies in England and Wales are safe and drinking water quality is acceptable to consumers. We are a small organisation of 41 staff, based in London. The structure of DWI can be found here. The Drinking Water Inspectorate is organised into three parts, Operations, Regulatory, Science and Policy.

Water UK – www.water.org.uk

Water UK is a membership organisation which represents all major statutory water and wastewater service providers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Health and Safety Executive – www.hse.gov.uk

It is 40 years since the Health and Safety at Work Act received Royal Assent, providing a new regulatory framework for work place health and safety in Great Britain. This has helped make Britain one of the safest places in the world to work, saving thousands of lives, preventing many more injuries at work and reducing the economic and social costs of health and safety failures.