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July 2017

Emergency Chlorination and out of hours chlorination contractor

By | July 10th, 2017|chlorification, Chlorination, Chlorination certificate, Chlorination certificates for festivals, dechlorinate, festival chlorination|

Need a chlorination doing quickly? Planning a festival? Sometimes the the chlorination process is well and truly over looked and as a result can leave a proprietor of a business with the dilemma of not being able to trade as a chlorination certificate has not been issued to satisfy the local authority. In this case [...]

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 [...]

October 2016

Expert Focus Article in Waterbriefing

By | October 5th, 2016|Chlorination, Water Supply|

In an Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, Richard Leighton, Chief Engineer at Atkins, explores how to strengthen water resilience in the UK and how to overcome a number of engineering and chemical challenges. Richard Leighton: In May of this year, OFWAT produced ‘Water 2020: our regulatory approach for water and wastewater services’, a report setting out [...]

July 2016

The Chlorination Process

By | July 5th, 2016|Chlorination, Water Supply|

The Chlorination Process In order to safeguard water quality and public health, it is required that private supply pipes are chlorinated and tested before a connection is allowed to the water main. The chlorination process commences with the flushing of the system with clean water in order to remove any debris and providing a clean [...]

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