A quick treatment guide to closed water systems

Closed heating and cooling systems   Closed heating and cooling systems are susceptible to three primary issues: microbiological fouling (biofouling), corrosion and scale. Biofouling or the build-up of a variety of bacteria within a closed water system can not only…

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Water safety is a must, not a luxury

Damning report on Yorkshire care home   An inspection of a care home in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, found that residents were at risk of Legionnaires’ disease due to serious issues with the water system. Legionnaires’ disease is a life threatening…

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Legionella is not a risk worth taking

Where there is a water system, there is risk Windsor barracks: Killer in the showers Hundreds of soldiers were found to be at risk of Legionnaires’ disease in July this year when Legionella was discovered in showers at a barracks of…

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Ever heard of Pseudomonas?

Introducing Pseudomonas infection…   When it comes to waterborne diseases, of course the risk of Legionnaires’ disease is high on the list of concerns. However, that is not the only risk that comes with water systems. Pseudomonas is another bacteria that…

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Jo Malone

The people behind Water Compliance Services: Jo Malone

Meet Jo Malone: Making our business tick   Everybody knows that the admin staff within most businesses are the people who really run the show. Meet Jo Malone, an Office Manager at WCS! Not only is she super sharp with…

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Martin Hillam, MD

Who are the people behind Water Compliance Services?

Business is about relationships   Whatever line of work you are in, people are more likely to hire your service if they feel some kind of connection with you and your values. Relationships are built on a whole range of…

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Water Compliance and Legionella Monitoring – The Need to Outsource

“Brentwood care home legionnaires’ death: manager was too busy to do necessary training” In our industry, it is always unfortunate when an incident that could have been avoided results in a loss of life. While thankfully rare, seeing such stories…

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