Severn Trent Services is at Utility Week Live 2023

Members of the Severn Trent Services organisation are at Utility Week Live 2023 at the NEC in Birmingham. If you’re already there, you’ll find them at stand K14 near the net-zero stage.

This event has brought together customers, suppliers, and peers across the utility sector, with innovation and sustainability being key themes.

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BS7592:2022: A New Legionella Sampling Standard:

Legionella is a bacterial disease that causes severe pneumonia, especially in the elderly. Any building that regularly has visitors is at risk of hosting Legionella, and builders and contractors are responsible for maintaining this bacteria within acceptable limits. How do you know what your control standards are? The British Standards Institute has released an updated version of the standard it originally drew up in 1992: BS7592:2008; BS7592:2022

Let’s take a look at the some of the key updates to this standard surrounding sampling for the presence of legionella bacteria.

This article is part of the Water Hygiene Newsletter.

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Legionella Awareness Training: Meet Our Head of Technical, Training and Compliance

With the launch of our new Legionella focused Training and Consultancy courses, we thought it would be a great opportunity to share a little more about our Head of Technical, Training and Compliance; Kris Rowland.

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What is PCR Testing for Legionella?

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing has been an important part of the UK’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Did you know that PCR analysis can also be used to identify legionella bacteria?

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