Water Hygiene Centre Blog
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TVC testing explained & how applicable it is to take a TVC sample?
Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay  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...
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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
Image credit: BSI 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...
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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
Image credit: Google Maps 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...
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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
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay  Conventional wisdom has it that most cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with water systems in the built-environment could have been prevented and...
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