This technical report outlines the outcomes and findings of the Freshwater Microbiological Research Programme. The main aim of this large multi-agency programme was to establish a scientifically-based framework that allowed robust guidelines to be set for freshwater contact recreation (see the Microbiological Water Quality Guidelines for Marine and Freshwater Recreational Areas).
Freshwater microbiology research programme report: Pathogen occurrence and human health risk assessment analysis
Publication date: November 2002
Publication reference number: TR 122