Winners of the Sustainable Business of the Year Award – Feedwater We are very proud to announce that Feedwater has been recognized as the Sustainable Business of the Year at the Wirral Business Awards 2023. This is a testament to the hard work, commitment, and innovative strategies implemented by our dedicated team. We endeavour not…
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Position at UCAN project for multifunctional nanocomposites in waste-water treatment An exciting opportunity to join a major international research team headed in the UK by Dr Tapas Sen and in China by Dr Lingzhi Wang of East China University in Shanghai. The position is based at the University of Central Lancashire. This project is supported…
With the increase in extreme weather events due to Global Warming & Climate Change, the UK is in for hotter summer heatwaves. Temperatures in the 30s and even lower 40s are going to become more of the norm which presents an issue for businesses where office domestic systems are monitored to control Legionella.
Dr McCoy highlights the reasons water recycling and reuse is key to improving water efficiency in many industrial sectors. And although there have been several government and private initiatives to assist in the implementation of recycling projects, the uptake of these projects has been somehow limited. Yolla’s featured research paper summarises findings from an extensive study that was done between 2010 – 2017 and revisited in 2021 following the significant increases in material and energy costs in the UK.
Feedwater Ltd is pleased to share details of a research collaboration brought together by The Innovation Agency; the Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast in November 2021.
The project is intended to form the basis of a BSI standard for air disinfecting equipment. The partners; Liverpool University, Innovation Agency NW, Feedwater Ltd, and Essential Microbiology Ltd all providing essential elements in this project.
The following is a summary from the submission made to the Research Collaboration of the Year award detailing the project and the success which has led the implementation of new criteria for suppliers by NHS supply chain.
Feedwater Ltd is delighted to announce it has joined companies such as Unilever, TSB and Aviva in signing up to the Good Business Charter (GBC), an accreditation that seeks to raise the bar on business practices for employees, tax, the environment, customers and suppliers.
Evidence is emerging of the significant increase in Legionella growth in premises offering overnight accommodation where the usage/occupancy was affected during the 2020/21 COVID lockdown. The information strongly suggests that there is a potentially increased risk of Legionella exposure for those people staying in hotels or similar accommodation when the sites come back into full use in 2021. Legionella infections include the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease, an atypical form of pneumonia, with a high mortality rate.
A Study of Activ-Ox Chlorine Dioxide effect on Hotel Legionella Control in lockdown As the UK emerged from the first lockdown and businesses started to reopen, the challenge of maintaining good microbiological control, during this Lockdown period became apparent. To study this, Feedwater carried out comparative data analysis to evaluate the impact of chlorine dioxide…
Building new digital systems such as web portals to give our customers anytime access to their important reports, certificates and data securely is one of the ways we are making sure water treatment is ready for the digital age. This helps our customers keep all needed data in one place ready for audits from the HSE.
Feedwater are one of the first laboratories in the UK to offer new qPCR rapid legionella testing. With results available in as quick as 6 hours it is possible to get results on the same day the sample arrives in to the lab.