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.

Meat Packing Abattoir Cooling Tower Water Treatment Case Study

An Abattoir was pursuing the use of a borehole for the supply of make-up water to two large Evapco condensers. Site already had an existing water treatment supplier treating the condensers whom had recently submitted a large quotation for dosing/control equipment for a third new condenser to be installed. A local Feedwater consultant was able to offer an alternative option using Coolguard chemicals and save the client a significantly against other competitive proposals.

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.

Advice for Sampling & Analysis of Swimming & Spa Pools

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.