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Current technical-health regulations on drinking water issues in Spain and the European Union. WHO guidelines. 

Health criteria for establishing limits for chemical substances and qualityparameters. 
The toxicological properties data needed to establish daily intake. Consumption criteria and dietary supply through water. Criteria based on the toxicological limit. 
Criteria based on the precaution principle. 
Chemical analytical limits criteria. Quality parameters in drinking waters. 
Tap waters and bottled waters. 
Generalities. Organoleptic parameters. Physical/Chemical parameters. Anions. Cations. Elements and compounds considered toxic and/or undesirable. 
Organic micropollutants. 
Microbiological parameters. 
Certain parameters of special interest. Lead, arsenic, pesticides, chlorine-derived elements, water treatment substances, copper, boron, nitrates and nitrites, microtoxins, others. From each one: pollutant sources, health problems, socio-economic problems relating to their application, control methods. Risk management and  decision making. 
Management responsibilities. Assessing the risks involved in temporary pollutions.Decision making should limits be exceeded. Assessing pollutants not considered in the regulations. Incidences in the food industry
Methods to control and analyse drinking waters. Sampling and frequency of controls. Characteristics of the control methods. Some representative examples of the control techniques used. Bottled mineral waters and medicinal waters. Concepts, specific regulations, and quality and labelling criteria. 
The water quality analyses laboratory. Authorising laboratories. Quality control of hydrologic analyses. Good Laboratory Practices. Selecting an analytical method. Selecting a sample collection method. UNE regulations. ISO regulations. CustodyChain. Interpreting the results of a water analysis. Interpreting the results of a physical analysis. Interpreting the results of a chemical analysis. 
Health aspects relating to water quality
Environmental aspects relating to the quality of drinking waters. 
The technological and socio-economic problems to be implemented.

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