Publication

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 – summarising river quality obtained by this nationwide monitoring programme over the…
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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‐wide 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‐Met 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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Deriving a bioavailability-based zinc environmental quality standard for France

September 24, 2020 by Graham Merrington

Adam, Iain and I, along with colleagues at the International Zinc Association have derived a bioavailability-based zinc Environmental Quality Standard (EQS) for France following recently updated European Technical Guidance,…
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