Monthly Archives: November 2016


November 2016

Pool and spa water sampling to prevent cryptosporidium and e-coli

By | November 7th, 2016|Chlorination, Spas, Swimming Pools, Water Supply|

Pool and spa water sampling. Do i need it? It is essential that your pool and spa water is in tip-top condition. Spa water especially, should have a microbiological sample taken every two weeks and pools at least once a month. This will provide you with an early warning if things are not going quite [...]

What is legionella?

By | November 1st, 2016|Chlorination, Spas, Swimming Pools, Water Supply|

What is legionella? Legionellosis is a collective term for diseases caused by legionella bacteria including the most serious Legionnaires’ disease, as well as the similar but less serious conditions of Pontiac fever and Lochgoilhead fever. Legionnaires disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and everyone is susceptible to infection. The risk increases with age [...]