Archive for 2020

What does BG29 2020 say about corrosion monitoring?

25th August 2020

BG29 2020 is BSRIA’s guide to the Precommissioning Cleaning of Pipework Systems. The latest edition was released in April this year. The updated version of this important document included some significant additions in relation to corrosion monitoring in closed circuit pipework, a solution we have been championing for some time. The previous edition of BG29 […]

Do I need a legionella risk assessment?

18th August 2020

A competent Legionella risk assessment is essential for making sure water systems are not putting occupants at risk of Legionnaires’ Disease. A legionella risk assessment is a legal requirement in buildings with a high footfall of people such as hospitals, schools and commercial properties. This is part of the compliance criteria for ACoP L8 (Approved […]

HVAC corrosion monitoring for closed circuit systems

13th August 2020

Checking water condition is essential for preventing corrosion in closed circuit systems – the pipes and components responsible for plumbing together water-based HVAC plant. Real-time corrosion monitoring tracks the parameters that can signify corrosive conditions, potentially stopping this issue in its tracks. Parameters including dissolved oxygen, pressure, pH and inhibitor levels are continuously monitored, giving […]

Are you looking for legionella water treatment?

28th July 2020

Legionella water treatment and risk assessment services for in-use and empty buildings. During lockdown, many of the UK’s commercial and public buildings lay empty – many will remain this way for some time. Dormant buildings can create the perfect breeding ground for legionella bacteria, the precursor to the potentially deadly Legionnaire’s disease. As businesses welcome […]

Returning to work safely

25th June 2020

Many people are coming back to the workplace since lockdown restrictions were eased on the 4th July. Businesses must make sure that employees can return to work safely. To make this transition as smooth as possible, feeling safe in the work environment is key to the success of the ‘new normal’. There are many things […]

Locked down buildings need more than flushing to ensure water quality

20th May 2020

Sky News have reported that ‘Businesses told to flush out water supply before reopening to avoid potentially deadly Legionella bacteria’. Toby Hunt from Guardian Water Treatment is urging responsible parties to proceed with caution when it comes to this task. The article from 20th May detailed guidance by Public Health England (PHE) for the ‘regular […]

Guardian welcomes BG 29/2020

14th May 2020

Guardian Water Treatment welcomes the latest addition of BSRIA’s guide to Precomissioning Cleaning of Pipework Systems – BG 29/2020.  The sixth version of this important document was published on 30th April. It includes a range of new guidance in order to reflect changes in industry best practice since the last  edition. Most notably for Guardian […]

Monitoring helps maintain social distancing during COVID 19

30th April 2020

The COVID 19 pandemic has really brought the important role of water monitoring to the fore. Remote 24/7 solutions such as Hevasure allow locked down buildings to be safety checked continuously. This reduces the need to send people on site, thus assisting with social distancing. At the latest iconic skyscraper building in London, Hevasure’s remote […]

Locked down but not forgotten

16th April 2020

Don’t ignore essential legionella treatment in abandoned buildings The COVID 19 crisis has left UK businesses in a state of limbo with the advice to work from home where possible. Many commercial buildings now lie empty and the return of people is not likely for a number of weeks. When it comes to the water […]

Keeping safe during COVID 19

23rd March 2020

Guardian Water Treatment is committed to keeping staff, customers and people using the buildings we work in safe. While the situation relating to COVID 19 is constantly evolving, this is our current position. Many of Guardian Water Treatment’s services are critical, preventing legionella and other waterborne diseases, and ensuring air quality. They are underpinned by […]