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25 Jul: It’s Time to Improve COVID Risk Communication and Decision-making

Risk is the impact of uncertainty on achieving your objectives – the impact can be either positive or negative outcomes…

28 Feb: Assessing Materiality in Water Quality Auditing: Our Top Ten Tips

One of the things that always needs to be established, when assessing conformance against criteria, is the materiality of a…

13 Jan: The materiality of water quality audit grades

For regulators, auditees and auditors, the materiality of water quality compliance audit grades is always an interesting subject. The level…

27 Nov: “All Options on the Table – Is Your Organisation ‘Risk Ready’?”

As the world grapples with the issues of future water security and dwindling supplies of fresh water, more and more…

10 Aug: Risk-based, Best Practice Principles for Drinking Water Quality Regulation

Cite: Dyson, M. and Davison, A. (2020) Risk-based, Best Practice Principles for Drinking Water Quality Regulation. Risk Edge Blog Article:…

27 Apr: YOU CAN REDUCE CONSEQUENCE – RIGHT?

As published by the Certified Enterprise Risk Manager® (CERM) Academy, Issue #272. Over the years we’ve heard many people state…

22 Mar: COVID-19: What you need to be doing now in managing your utility risks

I’ve written before about the need to understand internal and external context on the risk management process. But in a…

08 Jan: ASSESSING UNCERTAINTY IN WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENTS

As published by the Certified Enterprise Risk Manager® (CERM) Academy, Issue #258 ISO 31000 defines ‘risk’ as the effect of…

08 Jan: USING ISO 19011 FOR ROBUST AUDITS OF DRINKING WATER

As published by the Certified Enterprise Risk Manager® (CERM) Academy, Issue #256 ISO 19011 sets the standard for auditing of…

18 Nov: Value of Operator Competency

The Value of Operator Competency project is a Water Research Australia member-funded initiative to communicate the value and benefits of…