Executive Board

The executive board will coordinate and oversee the tasks that the work group will hold.

The executive board members and their contact information are:


The IC Sewage initiative has gained great interest worldwide from scientists who are pioneers in the fields of water quality and public health risk assessment and management. The initiative also has members from water utilities, government and private laboratories. Currently there are 41 laboratories from 28 different countries (Austria, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, Venezuela and Zambia) who have agreed to collaborate. These laboratories are affiliated with universities (25), government laboratories (8), water utilities (2), public agencies (4) and other non-profit organizations (2).

Categories of member laboratories

Membership Levels

  • Level I Members
  • Level II Members
  • Level III Members
  • Level IV Members

Core Laboratories

Region Country Researcher Institution
Asia Japan Dr. Yoshifumi Masago Tohoku University
Korea Dr. Joonhong Park Yonsei University
Singapore Dr. Mark Wong Public Utilities Board
Africa Malawi Dr. Geoffrey Chavula & Dr. Tony Grimason Poly Tech University
Tanzania Dr. Alexandria Boehm Stanford University
South Africa Dr. Eugene Cloete StellenboschUniversity
Europe Austria Dr. Andreas H. Farnleitner Vienna University of Technology
Italy Prof. Annalaura Carducci University of Pisa
Netherlands Dr. Gertjan Medema KWR Watercycle Research Institute
Norway Dr. Mette Myrmel Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Spain Dr. Rosina Girones & Dr. Albert Bosch University of Barcelona
United Kingdom Dr. Huw Taylor University of Brighton
North America
Mexico Dr. Blanca Elena Jiménez Cisneros Instituto de Ingeniería
Canada Dr. Thomas Edge National Water Research Inst. Environ. Canada
USA Drs. Joan Rose & Irene Xagoraraki Michigan State University
Dr. Charles Haas Drexel University
Dr. Alice Layton University of Tennessee
Dr. Wen-Tso Liu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne
Dr. Sandra McLellan University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Dr. Orin Shanks USEPA
Dr. Rachel Noble University of North Carolina
South America Brazil Dr. Maria Sato Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo
Venezuela Dr. Walter Quintero Betancourt Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC)
Oceania Australia Dr. Simon Toze The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Land and Water
Dr. Warish Ahmed & Dr. Ashantha Goonetilleke Queensland University of Technology
New Zealand Dr. Marion Savill Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd

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