Journal of Water and Health, June 2019, Vol. 17, Issue 5

Do domestic animals contribute to bacterial contamination of infant transmission pathways? Formative evidence from Ethiopia
Sophie Budge, Paul Hutchings, Alison Parker, Sean Tyrrel, Tizita Tulu, Mesfin Gizaw, Camila Garbutt
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 655-669.

Enteric viruses in municipal wastewater effluent before and after disinfection with chlorine and ultraviolet light
Albert Simhon, Vince Pileggi, Cecily A. Flemming, José R. Bicudo, George Lai, Mano Manoharan
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 670-682.

Effects of 2,2-dichloroacetamide (DCAcAm), an emerging disinfection by-product in drinking water, on the intestinal microbiota of adult zebrafish
Bin Xue, Chenyu Li, Shang Wang, Chen Zhao, Kun Dai, Wenhong Li, Zhuge Xi, Jingfeng Wang, Zhigang Qiu, Zhiqiang Shen
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 683-690.

High serological response to Cryptosporidium-specific antigens in the Czech Republic and its association with water supply
Petr Pumann, František Kožíšek, Gunther F. Craun, Twila R. Kunde, Marek Malý, Floyd J. Frost, Lenka Čeřovská
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 691-700.

Precipitation effects on parasite, indicator bacteria, and wastewater micropollutant loads from a water resource recovery facility influent and effluent
Samira Tolouei, Laurène Autixier, Milad Taghipour, Jean-Baptiste Burnet, Jane Bonsteel, Sung Vo Duy, Sébastien Sauvé, Michèle Prévost, Sarah Dorner
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 701-716.

Genotyping determination of Acanthamoeba strains: an original study and a systematic review in Iran
Hadi Mirahmadi ; Maryam Mansouri Nia ; Adel Ebrahimzadeh ; Ahmad Mehravaran ; Reza Shafiei ; Mohammad Taghi Rahimi ; Reza Zolfaghari Emameh ; Harlan R. Barker
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 717-727.

Assessing lead-contaminated drinking water in a large academic institution: a case study
Justin P. Miller-Schulze, Catherine Ishikawa, Jeffery A. Foran
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 728-736.

Faecal contamination of groundwater in rural Vanuatu: prevalence and predictors
Tim Foster, Juliet Willetts, Krishna Kumar Kotra
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 737-748.

Spatial distribution of water quality in the Amazonian region: implications for drinking water treatment procedures
Julio Cesar Wasserman, Viviane Maia Damaceno, Gilson Brito Alves Lima, Maria Angélica Wasserman
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 749-761.

Evaluation of genotoxicity and hematological effects in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) induced by disinfection by-products
Samina Perveen, Imran Hashmi, Romana Khan
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 762-776.

Response and remediation actions following the detection of Naegleria fowleri in two treated drinking water distribution systems, Louisiana, 2013–2014
Jennifer R. Cope, Amy M. Kahler, Jake Causey, John G. Williams, Jennifer Kihlken, Caryn Benjamin, Amanda P. Ames, Johan Forsman, Yuanda Zhu, Jonathan S. Yoder Chad J. Seidel, Vincent R. Hill
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 777-787.

Rainwater catchments in rural Alaska have the potential to produce high-quality water and high quantities of water for household use
Kaitlin Mattos, Elizabeth King, Cara Lucas, Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, Aaron Dotson, Karl Linden
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 788-800.

Estimated burden of disease from arsenic in drinking water supplied by domestic wells in the United States
Susan Lavinia Greco, Anna Belova, Jacqueline Haskell, Lorraine Backer
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 801-812.

Occurrence and molecular characterisation of Acanthamoeba isolated from recreational hot springs in Malaysia: evidence of pathogenic potential
Rosnani Hanim Mohd Hussain, Ahmad Razali Ishak, Mohamed Kamel Abdul Ghani, Naveed Ahmed Khan, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Tengku Shahrul Anuar
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 813-825.

Harmful algal bloom and associated health risks among users of Lake Victoria freshwater: Ukerewe Island, Tanzania
Geofrey J. Mchau, Edna Makule, Revocatus Machunda, Yun Yun Gong , Martin Kimanya
J Water Health (2019) 17 (5): 826-836.

Molecular analysis of Blastocystis sp. and its subtypes from treated wastewater routinely used for irrigation of vegetable farmlands in Iran
Ehsan Javanmard, Hanieh Mohammad Rahimi, Maryam Niyyati, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Meysam Sharifdini, Hamed Mirjalali, Mohammad Reza Zali, Panagiotis Karanis

You are invited to submit a manuscript proposal for AMR Special Issue of JWH by September 15th

 The Journal of Water and Health, will publish a special issue entitled “Antibiotic Resistance and Water Environments” in 2020. A manuscript proposal, composed of a title, author information and short abstract (up to 150 words), should be sent to the Journal Office (, IWA Publishing by September 15, 2019 prior to the full manuscript preparationand submission.

You can find the details from HERE.

Journal of Water and Health, June 2019, Vol. 17, Issue 4

Economic impact of harmful algal blooms on human health: a systematic review
Christian R. C. Kouakou, Thomas G. Poder
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 499-516.

Prevalence and public health implications of mycotoxigenic fungi in treated drinking water systems
Ntombie Thandazile Mhlongo, Memory Tekere, Timothy Sibanda
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 517-531.

Colonization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa of dental unit waterlines and its relationship with other bacteria: suggestions for microbiological monitoring
Savina Ditommaso, Monica Giacomuzzi, Elisa Ricciardi, Gabriele Memoli, Carla M. Zotti
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 532-539.

Understanding lead in water and avoidance strategies: a United States perspective for informed decision-making
Kelsey J. Pieper, Adrienne Katner, Rebecca Kriss, Min Tang, Marc A. Edwards
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 540-555.

Optimization of Hg(II) adsorption on bio-apatite based materials using CCD-RSM design: characterization and mechanism studies
Mohammad Javad Amiri, Mehdi Bahrami, Farideh Dehkhodaie
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 556-567.

Comparison of five point-of-use drinking water technologies using a specialized comparison framework
Stephen Siwila, Isobel C. Brink
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 568-586.

Perceptions of drinking water safety and their associations with plain water intake among US Hispanic adults
Sohyun Park, Stephen Onufrak, Anisha Patel, Joseph R. Sharkey, Heidi M. Blanck
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 587-596.

Molecular and phenotypic characterization of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli isolated from groundwater in rural areas in southern Brazil
Caroline Rodrigues da Silva, Matheus Silva Sanches, Kawana Hiromori Macedo, Angélica Marim Lopes Dambrozio, Sergio Paulo Dejato da Rocha, Armando Navarro, Jacinta Sanchez Pelayo
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 597-608.

Drinking water quality and risk for human health in Pelengana commune, Segou, Mali
Amadou Toure, Duan Wenbiao, Zakaria Keita, Abdramane Dembele, Elsamoal Elzak Abdalla Elzaki
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 609-621.

Molecular identification of biological contaminants in different drinking water resources of the Jazan region, Saudi Arabia
Emad Abada, Zarraq Al-Fifi, Abdul Jabbar Al-Rajab, Mosbah Mahdhi, Mukul Sharma
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 622-632.

Effects of water and health on primary school enrolment and absenteeism in Indonesia
Ahmad Komarulzaman, Eelke de Jong, Jeroen Smits
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 633-646.

Occurrence and the first report of Naegleria australiensis presence in a major lake in the Philippines
Giovanni Milanez, Frederick Masangkay, Voravuth Somsak, Manas Kotepui, Jitbanjong Tangpong, Panagiotis Karanis
J Water Health (2019) 17 (4): 647-653.

The call for nominations for the election of Management Committee members of the HRWM IWA Specialist Group is now open!!!

The call for nominations for the election of Management Committee members of the HRWM IWA Specialist Group is now open to members from the following geographic regions:
·       Australasia & Pacific
·       Africa
·       East Asia
·       North America
·       South and Central America
·       South East Asia
You can find the details HERE.

Journal of Water and Health, June 2019, Vol. 17, Issue 3

Role of filtration in managing the risk from Cryptosporidium in commercial swimming pools – a review
Martin Wood, Lester Simmonds, Jitka MacAdam, Francis Hassard, Peter Jarvis, Rachel M. Chalmers
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 357-370.

Human urine contamination with environmental pollutants: simultaneous determination using UPLC-MS/MS
Asma Beltifa, Monia Machreki, Asma Ghorbel, Afifa Belaid, Emna Smaoui, Feriele Messadi Akrout, Giuseppa Di Bella, Nezar H. Khdary, Tim Reyns, Hedi Ben Mansour Joris Van Loco
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 371-379.

Virulence determinants in genetically heterogeneous populations of Aeromonads recovered from an urban lagoon
Mariana de Melo Rodrigues Sobral, Camila Barreto, Kayo Bianco, Samara Sant’Anna de Oliveira, Maysa Mandetta Clementino
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 380-392.

Application of high-throughput 16S rRNA sequencing to identify fecal contamination sources and to complement the detection of fecal indicator bacteria in rural groundwater
Paul Naphtali, Mahi M. Mohiuddin, Athanasios Paschos, Herb E. Schellhorn
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 393-403.

Sign-constrained linear regression for prediction of microbe concentration based on water quality datasets
Tsuyoshi Kato, Ayano Kobayashi, Wakana Oishi, Syun-suke Kadoya, Satoshi Okabe, Naoya Ohta, Mohan Amarasiri, Daisuke Sano
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 404-415.

Finding Sarcocystis spp. on the Tioman Island: 28S rRNA gene next-generation sequencing reveals nine new Sarcocystis species
Florence C. H. Lee
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 416-427.

Variations in sensitivity to chlorine in Ecuador and US consumers: implications for community water systems
Jacob Stout, Donald J. Tellinghuisen, David B. Wunder, Chad D. Tatko, Bruce V. Rydbeck
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 428-441.

Occurrence of norovirus genogroups I and II in recreational water from four beaches in Belém city, Brazilian Amazon region
Danielle Rodrigues de Deus, Dielle Monteiro Teixeira, Jainara Cristina dos Santos Alves, Vanessa Cavaleiro Smith, Renato da Silva Bandeira, Jones Anderson Monteiro Siqueira, Lena Líllian Canto de Sá Morais, Hugo Reis Resque, Yvone Benchimol Gabbay
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 442-454.

Toward a comprehensive explanatory model of reliance on alternatives to the tap: evidence from California’s retail water stores
Gregory Pierce, Larry Lai
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 455-462.

Emerging pathogens and deliberate attacks on European water supplies: a scenario planning workshop
Julii Brainard, Charlotte C. Hammer, Maha Bouzid, Paul R. Hunter, the Aquavalens Consortium
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 463-476.

Occurrence and distribution of pharmaceuticals in raw, finished, and drinking water from seven large river basins in China
Jia Lv, Lan Zhang, Yongyan Chen, Bixiong Ye, Jiayi Han, Ning Jin
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 477-489.

Assessment, control, and prevention of microbiological and chemical hazards in seasonal swimming pools of the Versilia district (Tuscany, central Italy)
Michele Totaro, Orlando Vaselli, Barbara Nisi, Lorenzo Frendo, Jacopo Cabassi, Sara Profeti, Paola Valentini, Beatrice Casini, Gaetano Privitera, Angelo Baggiani
J Water Health (2019) 17 (3): 490-498.