Blog Posts by Paul Limbrick

 

Paul Limbrick

Paul is a Microbiologist who has diversified over his career into supporting clients with understanding of water control strategies, water sampling strategies along with consultancy support of specialist advisory services. These services have included membership of Water Safety Groups, shaping water safety plans [policy and operational control plans]. All of which reflect the offering of our Authorising Engineer (Water).
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Awareness and Pitfalls of Rapid Testing
  Before we consider what rapid testing entails it may first of all be prudent to ask ‘why’ are we considering the use of rapid testing/diagnostics and what are the benefits/limitations of using...
Read More
Minor works, appropriate disinfection and sampling
When considering a suitable and sufficient rationale for the undertaking of disinfection works it’s initially important to ensure that the approach taken is ‘proportionate to risk’ 
Read More
Legionella, the environment and management within water systems.
  Pre-existing conditions It’s common for wholesome water to contain aquatic bacteria as our intention is for ‘potable water’ to be ‘hygienically safe’ (in accordance with the requirements of the...
Read More
Legionella control for hospices and health estates.
  In order to determine an appropriate and proportionate control strategy for the safe management of waterborne bacteria such as Legionella species (spp), it’s prudent to understand the...
Read More
Traditional water treatment methods & alternative technologies: Part 3
  The importance of knowing; ‘when’ to use supplementary control and ‘which’ control to use! Part 3 - Supplementary Control: the use of Cu/Ag ionisation, UV & Filtration
Read More
Traditional water treatment methods & alternative technologies: Part 2
    The importance of knowing; ‘when’ to use supplementary control and ‘which’ control to use! Part 2 - Supplementary Control In ‘Part 1 – Traditional Control’ we discussed the importance of...
Read More
Traditional water treatment methods and alternative technologies: Part 1
    The importance of knowing; ‘when’ to use supplementary control and ‘which’ control to use! Part 1 - Traditional Control The basic principles of good water management are simple.
Read More
Legionella in Schools: key points for good water management
  Good water management within school properties can be distilled into the following areas: 1 – Establishing the level of water hygiene risk; 2 – Devising an action plan proportionate to risk; 3 –...
Read More
Legionella & School Holidays – What Should I Do?
If you are the Duty Holder or appointed responsible person, e.g. head teacher, business manager, maintenance manager or property owner, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that occupants of...
Read More
The Independent Audit
Before we can discuss the uses and benefits of an independent water safety audit, it’s important to understand what one is and what it entails. An independent water safety audit completed by an ...
Read More