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International Water Association, Specialist Group


Journal of Water and Health, Volume 21, Issue 1, 1 January 2023

Reducing disinfection byproduct precursors through coagulation enhancement as particle weight and size control using potassium permanganate
Ahmed M. Bayomi; Eglal R. Souaya; Eman H. Ismail; Gehad G. Mohamed; Mahmoud Mohamed Fouad Hussein
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 1–8.

A review of antibiotic resistance among Campylobacter species in human, animal, and water sources in South Africa: a One Health Approach
Mary Chibwe; Oghenekaro Nelson Odume; Chika Felicitas Nnadozie
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 9–26.

Risk factors affecting the occurrence of urinary schistosomiasis and urinary tract infections in some communities of Ondo State, Nigeria
Kikelomo Jennifer Kone; Anthony Kayode Onifade; Ebenezer Oluyemi Dada
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 27–34.

Norovirus and rotavirus in surface, malacoculture, and human consumption water in Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Andreza Mortari; Deise Kolling; Doris Sobral; Airton Kist; Juliano De Dea Lindner; Gislaine Fongaro; Marília Miotto
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 35–46.

Evaluation of water safety plan implementation at provincial water utilities in Vietnam
Viet-Anh Nguyen; Hoa Tran Thi Hien; Anisha Nijhawan; Guy Howard; Tuan Nghia Ton
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 47–65.

Genetic diversity and prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in aquatic environments receiving untreated hospital effluents
Sneha Kalasseril Girijan; Devika Pillai
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 66–80.

Status, social norms, or safety? understanding intended and reported bottled water use in Urban Mashhad, Iran
Seyed Ahmad Mir Mohamad Tabar; Alexandra Brewis; Maryam Sohrabi
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 81–93.

Clonal complexes of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae recovered from community sewage
Pâmela Maria Oliveira; Célio Faria-Junior; Daniely Martins Silva; Larissa Fernandes Matos; Alex Leite Pereira
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 94–108.

Sources and microbiological quality of domestic water in three rural communities in the southern Caribbean
Akilah Stewart; Catherine Seepersad; Aliya Hosein; John Agard; Adrian Cashman; Dave Chadee; Adesh Ramsubhag
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 109–124.

Vitamin D deficiency in patients with diabetes and its correlation with water fluoride levels
Pramod Kumar; Rasna Gupta; Ankit Gupta
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 125–137.

Detection of Acanthamoeba spp. in groundwater sources in a rural area in the Philippines
Mark F F E. Padua; Frederick Ramirez Masangkay; Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro; Giovanni De Jesus Milanez
J Water Health (2023) 21 (1): 138–146.

Featured Publications

Relationship between coliphage and Enterococcus at southern California beaches and implications for beach water quality management

Water Research, Volume 230, 15 February 2023, 119383.

Amity G. Zimmer-Faust, John F. Griffith, Joshua A. Steele, Bryan Santos, Yiping Cao, Laralyn Asato, Tania Chiem, Samuel Choi, Arturo Diaz, Joe Guzman, David Laak, Michele Padilla, Jennifer Quach-Cu, Victor Ruiz, Mary Woo, Stephen B. Weisberg


Most Read in 2022, IWA Publishing

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Most Read in 2022, IWA Publishing

The followings are the most read paers of Journal of Water and Health in 2022:
Effects of face masks and ventilation on the risk of SARS-CoV-2 respiratory transmission in public toilets: a quantitative microbial risk assessment
Thammanitchpol Denpetkul; Monchai Pumkaew; Oranoot Sittipunsakda; Pornsawan Leaungwutiwong; Skorn Mongkolsuk; Kwanrawee Sirikanchana
J Water Health (2022) 20 (2): 300–313.

Interlaboratory comparison of the intensity of drinking water odor and taste by two-way ordinal analysis of variation without replication
Tamar Gadrich; Ilya Kuselman; Francesca R. Pennecchi; D. Brynn Hibbert; Anastasia A. Semenova; Pui Sze Cheow; Vladimir N. Naidenko
J Water Health (2022) 20 (6): 1005–1016.

COVID-19 case prediction via wastewater surveillance in a low-prevalence urban community: a modeling approach
Yifan Zhu; Wakana Oishi; Chikako Maruo; Sewwandi Bandara; Mu Lin; Mayuko Saito; Masaaki Kitajima; Daisuke Sano
J Water Health (2022) 20 (2): 459–470.

The pH of bottled water commercially available in Australia and its implications for oral health
Jeremiah Schmidt; Boyen Huang
J Water Health (2022) 20 (5): 871–876.

Sources, enumerations and inactivation mechanisms of four emerging viruses in aqueous phase
Fahim Hossain
J Water Health (2022) 20 (2): 396–440.


Journal of Water and Health, Volume 20, Issue 12, 1 December 2022

A glass matrices-assisted quantum dots-based biosensor for selective capturing and detection of Escherichia coli
Anjali Pant; Taranvir Kaur; Teenu Sharma; Joga Singh; Ashish Suttee; Ravi Pratap Barnwal; Indu Pal Kaur; Gurpal Singh; Bhupinder Singh
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1673–1687.

Wastewater monitoring of COVID-19: a perspective from Scotland
Zhou Fang; Adrian M. I. Roberts; Claus-Dieter Mayer; Anastasia Frantsuzova; Jackie M. Potts; Graeme J. Cameron; Peter T. R. Singleton; Iona Currie
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1688–1700.

Understanding the gap between knowledge and practice of handwashing in rural India: evidence from a cross-sectional study
Sayantani Chatterjee; Manabendra Nath Roy; Koushiki Banerjee; Sujoy Mojumdar; Nicolas Osbert
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1701–1720.

Effect-based monitoring to integrate the mixture hazards of chemicals into water safety plans
Peta A. Neale; Beate I. Escher; Milo L. de Baat; Magali Dechesne; Daniel A. Deere; Jérôme Enault; Stefan A. E. Kools; Jean-François Loret; Patrick W. M. H. Smeets; Frederic D. L. Leusch
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1721–1732.

Diversity and dynamics of bacterial communities in the drinking water distribution network of a mid-sized city in Brazil
Ana Maria Moreira Batista; Juliano Curi de Siqueira; Paola Meynet; David Werner; Graziella Patricio Pereira Garcia; Russell J. Davenport; Alyne Duarte Pereira; Luciene Alves Batista Siniscalchi; Juliana Calábria de Araújo; Cesar Rossas Mota Filho
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1733–1747.

High abundance of high-risk Human Papillomavirus genotypes in wastewater in Uruguay
Matías Victoria; Ana Moller; Matías Salvo; Natalia Baccardatz; Rodney Colina
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1748–1754.

The forgotten threat of cholera in Syria
Orwa Al-Abdulla; Maher Alaref
J Water Health (2022) 20 (12): 1755–1760.

Featured Publications

Longitudinal metatranscriptomic sequencing of Southern California wastewater representing 16 million people from August 2020–21 reveals widespread transcription of antibiotic resistance genes

Water Research, Volume 229, 1 February 2023, 119421.

Jason A.Rothman, Andrew Saghira Seung-Ah Chung, Nicholas Boyajian, Thao Dinh, Jinwoo Kim, Jordan Oval, Vivek Sharavanan, Courtney York, Amity G. Zimmer-Faust, Kylie Langlois, Joshua A. Steele, John F. Griffith, Katrine L. Whiteson


Call for Applications: Huw Taylor Prize 2023

In 2017 the Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM) Specialist Group of the International Water Association (IWA) established the continuing prize in recognition of Prof. Huw Taylor for assisting and encouraging outstanding research in the field of HRWM that provides water and/or sanitation solutions in emergency and/or developing settings.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2023

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Call for Applications: Willie Grabow Young Investigator Award 2023

The IWA-HRWM Willie Grabow Young Investigator Award is made for the purpose of assisting and encouraging young scientists, who are doing outstanding research in the field of health-related water microbiology, specifically in developing countries.

Application Deadline: 28 February, 2023

Please find the following call for applications and form.

Call for Applications: WillieGrabowYoungInvestigatorAward2023CallforApplications

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