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Back to Basics: the microbiology of drinking water systems; ecology; detection and prevention

Wed, Jan 23, 2019 1:00 PM GMT



Speaker: Dr Susanne Lee FRSPH, Director of Leegionella Ltd and Chair, RSPH Water Special Interest Group

Chair: Tim Wafer, Authorising Engineer - Water Hygiene, The Water Solutions Group

This webinar will set the scene for the 2019 series of Watery Wednesdays and will look at the most important pathogens of concern in water systems in healthcare and leisure. It will give an introduction to waterborne opportunistic pathogens and the infections caused, the relevance of indicators; detection methods and the bases of control in in-premise water systems.

This will be useful for those involved in the design, installation; commissioning and managing and operating building water systems; infection and prevention specialists; regulators and inspection bodies, students, pool operators and managers etc.

The webinar series is supported by an educational grant from 

This webinar is also sponsored by  


Don’t forget, this webinar is part of a series of webinars from the RSPH. A series of water webinars from 2018/19 can be accessed from our RSPH members’ area. You can view information about the rest of the series here.

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