ESGLI Guidance for managing Legionella in building water systems during the COVID-19 pandemic In the UK Legionella control is subject to statutory control under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and COSHH regulations. In other European countries regulation varies, but the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) maintains a group of…
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.
Information obtained from regular monitoring can indicate:
whether or not water replacement and backwashing are being undertaken at sufficient frequency,
disinfectant levels are adequate,
show whether or not the operation of the water treatment plant is coping effectively with the bather load,
highlight any unnecessary hand dosing of water treatment chemicals,
provide information on the condition of the filter bed, and
provide advanced warning of failure of filter, pumps, valves etc.
If you have an interest in joining the Feedwater team please look on our Jobs page and contact us, if successful not only will you be joining a company which is good place to work, where people are respected, encouraged, developed and share in our success but you will also gain access to our company perks scheme on your first day!
It is important to test your closed system regularly, especially for chemical reserves, Feedwater offer a range of Chemistry and Microbial tests performed by our in-house Micro and Chemistry labs. We can also provide test kits for you to test your own closed system water for inhibitor reserves and other parameters.