Water Hygiene Centre Blog
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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
Image by Moonglow from Pixabay  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...
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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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