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Legionella Control for Construction Sites
  Having started my working career site engineering in the wind and rain of construction sites across the North of England in the late 1980’s, it’s true to say the potential risks from bacteria...
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Is Legionella testing a legal requirement?
  We regularly get calls and messages from people asking if we can do ‘legionella testing’ for them. Sometimes it becomes apparent that they aren’t sure what they are actually asking for, or why!
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Management of Water Systems in Dental Practices
Management of Water Systems in Dental Practices – what has Covid-19 changed? A lot of technical guidance has been written about the management of water within the different systems fitted in...
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Local Authorities & Legionella
  Background - For each of the 343 Local authorities in England, Legionella risk management remains a difficult and costly balancing act. Local government in England operates under either a one...
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Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage –
  Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage – How to Stop Being Dealt a Bad Hand Although it’s a well known legal requirement within Health & Safety legislation to undertake a risk...
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What will lockdown have ever done for us?
    As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues, thoughts are now turning to how our working lives may be different going forward. This blog starts to think about what changes we may see and how they may...
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BS8680 Water Quality - Water Safety Plan - Code of practice
  What does BS8680 on Water Safety Plan - Code of Practice mean to me? During the day to day management of domestic water systems, whether large or small, there are occasions when a problem occurs...
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Do legionella samples need to be taken coming out of lockdown?
    In the previous two months, the Water Hygiene Centre has published various blogs on water safety and the implications of lockdown. The first blog on the 07/04/2020 ‘Post Lockdown re-occupation...
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Summary of guidance and advice issued during lockdown
 
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Legionella, the environment and management within water systems.
  Pre-existing conditions It’s common for wholesome water to contain aquatic bacteria as our intention is for ‘potable water’ to be ‘hygienically safe’ (in accordance with the requirements of the...
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