Facilities management chemicals

Legionella Risk in Hotels over COVID Lockdown

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.

Facilities management chemicals

Ensuring Safety and Compliance of Water Systems During the COVID -19 Pandemic

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…

Guidance for Legionella Control during Covid-19 pandemic

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…

11 Things you didn’t know about Feedwater – #9

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.