Water Hygiene Centre Blog
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FAQs 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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Controlling the Chain of Infection
If we’re to control the ‘chain of infection’ we must first understand what it entails so that we can identify what is within our control.  In doing so, this may enable us to devise and implement...
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Spa Pools - Managing Waterborne Bacteria
Spa pools, hot tubs, whirlpool baths and other similar spa-systems have found steadily increasing popularity over many years now in the UK and are now priced so that they are an achievable...
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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
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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The Water Hygiene Centre turns 10!
The 9th February 2019 marks 10 years of operations for the Water Hygiene Centre!   Having reached this significant milestone, we’d like to say ‘Thank You’ to our clients for their belief and...
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The importance of Legionella training for hotel workers
Conventional wisdom has it that most cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with water systems in the built-environment could have been prevented and therefore should not have occurred. The law...
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I have a Pseudomonas aeruginosa count – what next?
To understand the actions that should be taken when a positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa [P. aeruginosa] test results is received, it is prudent to first understand more about this opportunistic...
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FREE: The Success That Comes With Getting it Right
Case Study:  Training Needs - The Success That Comes With Getting It Right!  When it comes to water risk management, it is vital to ensure those appointed to monitor and assess the safety are...
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Legionella Risk Assessments for Hospitality & Leisure – Part 2
In Part 1, we covered some common problems you may face when commissioning Legionella risk assessments. We now take a look at what your risk assessment should include to comply with current...
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