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Water System Schematics “Off the Map”
Schematics, those dusty diagrams hastily plucked from the back of the filing cabinet during risk assessment appraisals and other asset capture or confirmation exercises, are actually the unsung...
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Risk Assessment – Agreeing the Terms of Reference
  There are many reasons why a risk assessment project may stray off course or unveil nasty surprises. Here are a few problems that may arise during a project along with potential solutions:
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Seasons Greetings from the Water Hygiene Centre
    As the festive season is now well and truly upon us, we would like to share with you some Christmas Cards drawn by children and grandchildren of our members of staff.  They were all so...
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What's lurking in your Hot Tub?
  I confess – despite an acute awareness of the potential dangers of hot tubs and other similar spa facilities combined with a long held professional belief that caution is the order of the day –...
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How to reduce the risk of scalding
  This blog sets out some of the risks from scalding to which vulnerable people may be exposed when bathing or showering and the key measures required to protect them.
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NEW DOWNLOAD: Water safety; What does the future hold?
  Daniel Pitcher, Managing Director and Authorising Engineer [Water] at Water Hygiene Centre, considers future developments and changes for water safety. Legionnaires’ disease was first identified...
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Keep Calm and Carry on Flushing…
Above all, there are three factors that determine the likelihood of Legionella bacteria colonising a water system: Water temperature; Cleanliness; i.e. availability of nutrients and shelter; ...
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Hubble Bubble Toil & Trouble!....
  Happy Halloween, I hope you have your sweets ready, your costumes donned…and your spooky water features scrubbed and clean! Social events throughout the year are great excuses to put on a show...
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NEW: Training Needs review Tool
Keep track on which members of staff need to be trained on what and when with this FREE tool from The Water Hygiene Centre. The objective of the Training Needs Review Tool is to provide your Water...
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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 –...
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