In this article the legionella and water safety specialists at Water Treatment Services consider if regular flushing of little used water outlets can help to control legionella and other unwanted bacteria.
In the UK landlords have a legal responsibility to manage the risks from legionella in their properties. In this article our water safety experts provide detailed legionella guidance for landlords and what they need to do to comply with the law, helping to sort fact from fiction.
In this expert guide the environmental specialists at WTS consider the most common techniques used in soil testing and the analysis of contaminated land and brownfield sites. The guide identifies the most common test parameters including VOCs, phenols, sulphides and cyanides; outlines the importance of sample preparation, and then examines a number of popular techniques used in the testing of soil samples.
There are lots of different types of food poisoning bacteria and viruses that can make us ill when we eat or come in to contact with contaminated food. In this guide our experts look at thirteen of the most common bugs that can cause food poisoning. We look at what foods they commonly affect, typical symptoms, what to do if you become infected and proactive tips on preventing contamination.
When should you test for legionella is one of the key questions which anyone with responsibility for the management and control of health and safety in the workplace, and in particular the delivery of safe water supplies asks. The simple answer would be to do whatever the UK’s safety laws require you to do as a minimum… and here we’ll explain more. Read more
In this article we ask are showers safe from legionella and other dangerous bacteria? While there is robust legislation in place covering UK businesses requiring them to keep their water systems safe and free from dangerous bacteria such as legionella, you may be surprised to learn that private homes have no such controls.
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.