In this expert guide the specialists at Water Treatment Services consider the control of waterborne bacteria, including legionella in spa pools and hot tubs to improve water quality and safety issues. The guide highlights the UK’s health and safety regulations in this area and what steps owners, managers and operators of spas can take to minimise the risks to bathers and others.
In this specialist guide the water safety experts at Water Treatment Services take a detailed look at the problems associated with Cryptosporidium in swimming pools, spas and hot tubs and what steps owners, managers and operators can take to minimise the risks to bathers.
In this expert guide the pool specialists at Water Treatment Services take a brief look at swimming pool water treatment techniques including how to maintain pool water balance, the importance of biocides, controlling algae and the role of filtration.
An investigation by the UK’s Health Protection Agency following the deaths of three people from Legionnaires’ disease in Staffordshire discovered it was caused by a poorly maintained hot tub used for display purposes at a local DIY store. The water used in the hot tub had become contaminated with Legionella bacteria which can cause the potentially fatal condition, Legionnaires’ disease.