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Legionella – TME launch new hot & cold water test solution

TME’s Double TC Wall Port is a NEW low cost accessory for remote testing of two pipes from one location – ideal for monitoring unblended water temperatures for legionella risk management. TME’s single TC Wall Port is already popular for ...

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Is there a silent danger in your water system?

Some bacteria such as Legionella, shut down functions when exposed to stressful conditions such as heat shock and superchlorination. Things such as reproduction, are put on hold until overall conditions improve, and the bacteria can resuscitate back to its normal ...

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Managing Legionella – Prevention and Protection

If you are an employer or person in control of premises, you have a legal responsibility to identify and manage any risk of Legionella contamination. For effective monitoring a reliable thermometer kit is essential. Legionella, like many bacteria, thrive at ...

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Reduce the risk

With Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and the discovery of Legionella bacteria in water systems being such a serious issue, Jamie Tranter, Clearwater Technology, shares some useful advice on controlling the risk According to the British Lung Foundation, Legionnaires’ Disease is a ...

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Independent water study shows increased accuracy of IDEXX Legiolert test in identifying Legionnaires’ disease risk over current methods

IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiological testing for water, today shared the results of a new potable water study carried out by independent water microbiology experts. The study, “Comparison of Legiolert/Quanti-Tray MPN test for the enumeration of Legionella pneumophila ...

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Uponor’s water hygiene CPD gains CIBSE accreditation

Uponor, the global provider of hygienic drinking water delivery, energy-efficient heating and cooling and reliable plumbing infrastructure has successfully achieved CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) accreditation for the company’s ‘Hygienic Water Supply Systems’ CPD presentation. Designed to highlight ...

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SOCOTEC scoops five-year deal with Skanska

Testing, inspection and compliance services company, SOCOTEC (formerly ESG), has won a five-year water monitoring contract with Skanska. Gobal project development and construction group, Skanska is working to build, upgrade and maintain the country’s infrastructure, and as part of this ...

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East Sussex Healthcare Trust invests in Legionella monitoring

Urban Environments, a leading engineering company specialising in air and water hygiene, health and safety and quality evaluation, has been awarded the Legionella monitoring contract for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Following a competitive tender, the company has been retained ...

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BSRIA publishes legionella topic guide

BSRIA, the test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation that provides services in the construction, building services and facilities management sectors, has released its second topic guide on the subject of legionella, introducing readers to key industry topics and suggesting further reading. The ...

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Controlling Legionella with modern training techniques

A new report has been published calling for the implementation of modern training techniques to combat the maintenance failings that periodically lead to potentially fatal Legionella bacteria and similar hazards in air conditioning and water systems. The report launched by specialist ...

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