Water Hygiene Centre

The Water Hygiene Centre was established in 2009 to address the lack of independent water hygiene consultancy within the industry. From our humble beginnings, we have established ourselves as a market leader, helping clients identify and minimise the risk of waterborne contamination and disease, whilst improving compliance performance.
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What's wrong with this photo?
This picture was taken by one of our Legionella risk assessors (albeit not recently), but is a ‘favourite’ of the Water Hygiene Centre Installation of expansion vessels - Do you like how the job...
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Legionella in Hotels – Everything you need to know
Legionella pneumophila bacteria was identified after the American Legion held its annual three-day convention.  Within a few weeks of the convention closing 211 of the attendees had contracted a...
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‘Quick’, ‘quick’! There is something very obviously wrong here….
  Can you spot the issue in this photo? - Feel free to comment below on any problems you spot and we'll get right back to you.
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Frequently asked questions around water hygiene and waterborne pathogens
We are pleased to announce that we have just added a new page to our website with the answers to the questions we get asked the most from our clients and during our training courses. This page ...
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Can you spot the issue?
There are some interesting occurrences in this picture.  The focus being the flow off a calorifier, but what is the grey pipe all about?  If you've an idea please use the comment box below to post...
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Hotel Guest Died After Contracting Legionnaires' Disease in Ludlow Hotel - Update!
Back in 2018 ITV reported on the closure of the  Grade II listed Ramada Hall Hotel after Legionella bacteria was found in water samples. Another article was published in 2017 by the BBC about a...
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Hidden Issues
  Always nice to remove a panel to find a multitude of hidden issues. A legacy of questionable competence!
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What's wrong with this photo?
As an AP, you've just come across this installation - what don't you like about it?
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Temperature Monitoring
Temperature control is widely recognised as the traditional means to reduce the risk of Legionella within domestic hot and cold water systems. The correct method for taking a temperature from an...
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Legionella Sampling
Sampling for Legionella, it is advised that water sampling is undertaken to demonstrate the effectiveness of the established control scheme and is not considered a control measure itself. Sampling...
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