Co-investigator Dr Jannis Wenk, of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC
) at Bath said: "I am very enthusiastic about the newly developed indicator molecules and am convinced that they can be incorporated into an easy to use technology that is able to provide instant information on the safety of drinking water with regards to fluoride."
The information and characteristics of the situation were obtained through interviews with the president of WIRC
and Wi-BioFuels, Inc.
WIRC, based at the Cardiff university's business school, was established in September 2000 with the specific purpose of researching and supporting the development of the social economy in Wales.
Dr Len Arthur, director of WIRC, said, 'Co-operatively owned businesses make a very distinctive contribution to the Welsh economy.
The implementation of the WIRC Act a culmination of three years consultation and hard work delivers on that commitment, Mr Rich-Phillips said.
The WIRC Act follows recent announcements by the Napthine Government of amendments to Victoria s OHS Regulations, which will save $31 million in red tape for Victorian businesses.
Other significant reforms by the Victorian Coalition Government include the new Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act, or the WIRC
Act, which was passed by parliament in October 2013 and comes into effect from today.