Water Hygiene Centre Blog
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“In the summer time when the weather is fine….”
Mungo Jerry may have been a fantastic pop artiste, but I’d wager that he wasn’t aware of the hidden dangers lurking in our summer water fountains?... There is no finer time than the summer for...
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Is there a Legionella risk in Hotels?
Following our recent blog ‘Top Five Ways to Tackle Legionnaires’ Disease in Hotels & other Tourist Accommodation’, we look at the prevalence on Legionnaires’ disease in the hotel industry and the...
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The Benefits of an Environmental Management System
Climate change, pollution, single use plastics and mass protests in the capital city, in today’s world, the signs that we need to do more for the environment have never been clearer! As a society,...
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5 Ways to Tackle Legionnaires’ Disease in Hotels
In the blog this week we suggest five ways that Managers of Hotels and other tourist accommodation can be prepared for managing water safely…
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Deep down in the undergrowth of your garden is there Legionella?
In today’s world people are trying to save money, lead healthier lifestyles, eat healthier foods and be more active. Many people take pride in their gardens and use gardening to help with...
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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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15 Step Plan to Reduce Legionella Risks in Tourist Accommodation
 With the Easter holidays approaching many people will be thinking of getting away for a few days. However, European statistics indicate that more than 1000 travellers contract the disease each...
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TVC testing explained & how applicable it is to take a TVC sample?
In this blog we explain what a TVC sample is, what the results mean and when a TVC sample can help inform on water safety… TVC stands for ‘total viable count’, a laboratory test that indicates the...
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‘New Authorising Engineer [Water] for the Water Hygiene Centre!’
  We are very pleased to announce that we are expanding our team with the arrival of two new members of staff - a new Authorising Engineer [Water] and Business Development Executive!
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Legionella Risk Assessment – New British Standard
In January 2019, BSI Standards Limited released the new, updated ‘BS 8580-1:2019 Water Quality – Risk Assessments for Legionella Control – Code of Practice’. This blog is designed to help the duty...
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