Publication

Environmental risk assessment of the use of zinc oxide medicated feeds for weaning piglets in the UK

April 5, 2024 by Adam Peters

Adam and Graham have recently published a study evaluating the potential environmental risks that may result from the use of zinc oxide based medicated feeds for weaning piglets.
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Implementing approaches to account for metal bioavailability in freshwaters: Current status and future directions

July 4, 2023 by Graham Merrington

When Graham and Adam attended SETAC North America in Pittsburgh last year they organised a meeting to discuss the approaches to metal bioavailability implementation in different regions, states,…
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Sources of Copper into the European Aquatic Environment

October 19, 2022 by Iain Wilson

Graham, Adam and I are co-authors of the paper Sources of Copper into the European Aquatic Environment, that has just been published in IEAM,…
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Assessing the impact of wastewater treatment works effluent on downstream water quality

July 21, 2022 by Mike Gardner

Mike Gardner¬†and three colleagues from the UKWIR Chemicals Investigation Programme (CIP) have recently published a paper ‚Äď summarising river quality obtained by this nationwide monitoring programme over the last…
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Manuscript on the assessment of secondary poisoning by the pharmaceutical diclofenac

March 18, 2022 by Dean Leverett

A few weeks ago¬†Adam¬†and¬†Graham¬†had a manuscript on the¬†assessment of secondary poisoning by the pharmaceutical diclofenac¬†accepted for publication by the Journal Environmental Sciences Europe. The paper considers the…
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New paper published on the EQS derivation for Diclofenac

December 8, 2021 by Dean Leverett

Dean,¬†Graham¬†and¬†Iain¬†have just published:¬†Environmental quality standards for diclofenac derived under the European Water Framework Directive: 1. Aquatic organisms¬†in Environmental Sciences Europe. The paper focuses…
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Using Water Framework Directive Watch List Data Sets to Estimate Europe‚Äźwide Chemical Exposures and Potential Aquatic Risks: Representativity and Uncertainty?

July 19, 2021 by Graham Merrington

We at wca have been working over the last year and a half on the exposure data for some of the Watch List substances under the Water Framework Directive (WFD),…
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Developing understanding of the fate and behaviour of silver in fresh waters and waste waters

December 14, 2020 by Adam Peters

Adam and Graham have been working with researchers from the¬†Wilfred Laurier University¬†and the¬†University of Waterloo¬†in Canada, the¬†Centre for Ecology and Hydrology¬†in…
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Perspectives on Relevancy Assessment for Non Standard Ecotoxicity Data in Environment Quality Standard derivation: Examples for Diclofenac

October 15, 2020 by Graham Merrington

Graham,¬†Adam¬†and¬†Dean¬†have just published the paper “Perspectives on Relevancy Assessment for Non Standard Ecotoxicity Data in Environment Quality Standard derivation: Examples for Diclofenac” in Bulletin…
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Demonstrating the Reliability of Bio‚ÄźMet for Determining Compliance with Environmental Quality Standard (EQS) for Metals in Europe

October 5, 2020 by Adam Peters

Adam¬†and¬†Graham¬†have been working with colleagues in Arche Consulting, NiPERA, IZA and ECI to evaluate the reliability of the simplified metal bioavailability tool¬†bio-met¬†for copper, nickel, and…
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