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Anti-Legionella measures

  • 26 March 2018

As regular readers will know, our blog is full of advice on how to assess and reduce the risk of Legionella in rental property. For the majority of landlords, a series of simple precautions will enable

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Sediment in plumbing

  • 26 February 2018

Many people don’t give sediment in plumbing a second thought until they notice external signs that it may be present, such as discolouration of the water, or an unexplained drop in water pressure. While

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Plumbing improvements to reduce Legionella risk

  • 26 January 2018

If you’re renovating a property for rental, it’s likely that some plumbing work will be involved. Whether you’re extending, refurbishing or installing a new bathroom, kitchen or heating system, we recommend

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Pipework problems

  • 1 December 2017

Problems with a building’s pipework can be the root cause of bacterial growth, as well as an indirect cause of more complex issues with domestic plumbing. As the winter weather sets in and heating systems

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Food sources for Legionella and how to get rid of them

  • 18 November 2016

Like all living organisms, Legionella bacteria need the right conditions to survive. Legionella control measures are largely aimed at ensuring that these conditions are not allowed to occur, thus effectively

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Landlord's guide to domestic water systems

  • 28 October 2016

We all use domestic plumbing every day but generally give very little thought to what goes on behind the scenes. But if you’re a residential landlord you have ultimate responsibility for Legionella risk

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Plumbing repairs for control of Legionella

  • 30 September 2016

A story in the media earlier this week, about the Sellafield nuclear site being censured for not controlling the risk of Legionella in one of its cooling towers, highlights the importance of carrying out

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WHAT IS LEGIONELLA?

Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of tiny droplets of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Legionella can lurk in hot and cold water systems so, along with gas safety, electrical safety and fire risk management, the law now requires landlords to assess and manage water safety in their properties.

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Failure to comply can result in hefty fines or even a prison sentence.

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