Archive for September, 2014

  • New Legionnaires outbreak! A regular legionella test advised.

    Warning and Precautions for Legionnaire’s A regular legionella test of showers is advisable to avoid Legionnaire’s Disease! There has been a new outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease in Germany (Warstein).  This is in addition to the legionella outbreak in Spain which was reported in our previous blog.  Since our last blog, two more people have died from Legionnaire’s Disease in the new outbreak and another 165 people have been affected by it. To avoid legionella developing in your showers our specialist team of industrial water chemists at Waterchemist Ltd are available to …

    Posted at September 26, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • New outbreak of legionella (Legionnaire’s Disease)

    More bad legionella (Legionnaire’s Disease) news: We  hear that 20 people in Northern Spain have contracted Legionnaires Disease and two have died. Many others are in hospital. At present the source of the infection has not been established. This is another wake up call for us all – make sure your anti-legionella precautions are in place. Have regular tests of showers and hot water. If in doubt, give us a ring. We can help.    

    Posted at September 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • SPA BATHS ( JACUZZIS) and SHOWERS

    WARNING to everyone in the Midlands who uses one of these! Showers have been in use for many years, usually without a problem. As mentioned in my recent blogs, Legionella is on the march and unfortunately it is being contracted from showers with incorrectly administered showerhead maintenance (or often none at all!) With the increasing popularity of Jacuzzis (so named because they were originally devised by Mr Jacuzzi – a Californian), there is now a great potential for the Legionella …

    Posted at September 4, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog
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