LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE IN THE NEWS

19th May 2020 Businesses told to flush out water supply before reopening to avoid potentially deadly Legionella bacteria. Public Health England (PHE) guidance says there should be "regular flushing" of the water system at the likes of dental practices, hairdressers, gyms and hotels, as well as office buildings, to stop bacterial growth. Read more here. [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Blog|

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND MONTHLY SURVEILLANCE REPORTS

Every month The Public Health England publish a Legionnaires' Disease monthly surveillance report. This includes analysis of pneumatic cases of Legionnaires Disease as part of the national surveillance scheme. The monthly results of this report are certainly of interest to the team at Aquatrust. Here you can see the report for yourself: January 2020 December [...]

February 14th, 2019|Blog|

AQUATRUST FUNDRAISING AND SOCIAL EVENTS

Darts Incentive - 7th November 2019 Thanks to everyone for their involvement and enthusiasm for out recent dart incentive.  Big well Done to our Admin Team, Alison and Kirsty for earning the most darts! Hope you are all happy with your final scores!  A new team incentive is on its way! Thanks again! Football Tournament [...]

June 28th, 2018|Blog|

LEGIONELLA RISK ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT

As a company who wants to do more to conserve and protect our natural resources we have been looking at alternative ways to supply our Legionella Risk Assessment document. Environmentally Friendly Our existing paper based document is a costly document to produce as it is presented in a printed ring binder, has a set of [...]

November 9th, 2016|Blog|

RPZ VALVES

Aquatrust Water & Ventilation Ltd offer a full range of services associated with RPZ (Reduced Pressure Zone) Valves including installation, testing, repairing, replacing and certification. What is an RPZ Valve? RPZ valves provide type BA backflow protection in line with Fluid Category 4. These devices must be checked regularly and at least annually to ensure [...]

November 8th, 2016|Blog|

LEGIONELLA CONTROL & TMVs

As part of a well maintained water system TMVs should be regularly tested and cleaned. HSG 274 Part 2 states: What are TMVs? TMVs are valves using temperature sensitive elements to blend hot and cold water to produce water at a temperature to safeguard against scalding. Blended water downstream of a TMV may provide an [...]

November 7th, 2016|Blog|