Microbiology Working Group

Microbiology of Drinking Water Publication Title Publication Year
Part 1 – Water quality, epidemiology and public health
Part 2 – Practices and procedures for sampling
Part 4 – Methods for the Isolation and enumeration of coliform bacteria and Escherichia coli (including E. coli O157 H7)
Part 5 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of enterococci
Part 6 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of sulphite-reducing clostridia and Clostridium perfringens by membrane filtration
Part 7 – Methods for the enumeration of heterotrophic bacteria
Part 8 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Aeromonas and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Part 9 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Salmonella and Shigella by selective enrichment, membrane filtration and multiple tube-most probable number techniques
Part 10 – Methods for the isolation of Yersinia, Vibrio and Campylobacter by selective enrichment
Part 11 – The Determination of Taste and Odour in Drinking Water
Part 12 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of micro-organisms associated with taste, odour and related aesthetic problems
Part 13 – The isolation and enumeration of aerobic spore-forming bacteria by membrane filtration
Part 14 – Methods for the isolation identification and enumeration of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts

The Microbiology of Water and Associated Materials Publication Title Publication Year
Practices and Procedures for Laboratories (2017)
The determination of Legionella bacteria in waters and other environmental samples (2005) – Part 1 – Rationale of surveying and sampling
MWAM (2020) Part2 The determination of Legionella bacteria in waters and other environmental samples. Culture Methods for their detection and enumeration
The determination of Legionella bacteria in waters…qPCR (2019) Part 3
MWAM (2020) The Identification of Microorganisms using MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

Microbiology of Recreational and Environmental Waters Publication Title Publication Year
The Microbiology of Recreational and Environmental Waters (2000)
Part 1 – Water quality, epidemiology and public health
Part 2 – Practices and procedures for sampling
Part 3 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Escherichia coli (including E. coli O157:H7) (2016)
Part 4 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of enterococci
Part 5 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of sulphite-reducing clostridia and Clostridium perfringens
Part 6 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus
Part 7 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Aeromonas and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Part 8 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Salmonella and Shigella
Part 9 – Methods for the isolation of Yersinia, Vibrio and Campylobacter by selective enrichment
Part 10 – A method for the isolation and enumeration of sorbitol-fermenting bifidobacteria by membrane filtration
Part 11 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of somatic and F-specific bacteriophages and bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragilis (2016)
Part 12 – Methods for the concentration of enteric viruses and the detection and enumeration of enteroviruses by suspended cell assay(2016)
Part 13 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of microbial tracers (2016)

Microbiology of Sewage Sludge Publication Title Publication Year
Part 1 – An overview of the treatment and use in agriculture of sewage sludge in relation to its impact on the environment and public health (2003)
Part 2 – Practices and procedures for sampling and sample preparation (2003)
Part 3 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Escherichia coli, including verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (2003)
Part 4 – Methods for the detection, isolation and enumeration of Salmonellae(2004)