BS 8580-2 is a British Standard Code of Practice for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other waterborne pathogens. Find out more about what it means for us.
Hear from Mark, our Technical Director and our compliance expert. Find out what advice he has for businesses on water safety.
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. [...]
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 - [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]