Bacteriophages in tap water

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Michael Jozefiak

Dear Sir or Madam,

I'd be grateful if you could please tell me:

1) Do you test for bacteriophages in tap water?
2) If the answer to 1) is 'yes', which types of bacteriophage have been found and in what quantities e.g. ppm?

Yours faithfully,

Mike Jozefiak

Marshall, Geoff,

Mike
Thank you for your request. The last paragraph on your email
refers to Albion Water. Can you clarify whether this request is for
information relating to South West Water or Albion Water, please?

Regards
Geoff Marshall
Regulatory Reporting Manager
South West Water Ltd

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Michael Jozefiak

Dear Marshall, Geoff,
My apologies Geoff, the requesty is to South West Water. (Fat Finger Syndrome!)

Yours sincerely,

Mike Jozefiak

Marshall, Geoff,

Dear Mike
Thank you for your enquiry. We do not test for
bacteriophages in tap water.

Information on our drinking water testing and compliance is published on
our Web site; the link below is to the latest version of our publication
"Quality Matters":

[1]http://www.southwestwater.co.uk/media/pd...

The Drinking Water Inspectorate also report on water company testing and
results by region and by individual company. Their report on water
quality in 2007 can be found at:

[2]http://www.dwi.gov.uk/pubs/annrep07/cont...

Please let me know if you require any further information.

Regards
Geoff Marshall
Regulatory Reporting manager
South West Water Ltd

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