This article covers the differences in chlorine and bromine and how pH is a major driver in choosing Bromine as your primary biocide in cooling systems.
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…
ESGLI Guidance for managing Legionella in building water systems during the COVID-19 pandemic In the UK Legionella control is subject to statutory…
After the increasingly common occurrence of flooding after winter storms it is important to be aware of the increased risk of infection by bacteria in contaminated drinking water.
Feedwater offers advice for when and what to sample for in flood hit areas.
Find out what the rules are for testing private water supplies for domestic/residential purposes for less than 50 people or, 10m3 / day. This is covered under regulation 10 of the drinking water inspectorate guidelines and highlighted here along with recommended products.
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.
Feedwater can now offer Full BSRIA compliant water analysis for Micro and Chemistry parameters to measure the control levels in your closed heating or cooling system.
If you are having trouble trying to size your closed heating or chilled system, our handy sizing ‘rule of thumb’ may help when calculating chemical inhibitor dosing.
Feedwater microbiological and chemistry water analysis offerings continue to grow.
Feedwater has proudly positioned itself as the all in one water treatment company carrying a wide gamut of products and services to cover the entirety of customer’s water treatment requirements. This has included having in-house chemistry and microbiological laboratories which process 10,000s of water samples for analysis every year.