Water treatment

WCS Group achieves Silver Level IIP status

15th July 2021

The WCS Group, of which Guardian is a proud member, has achieved Silver Level (Established) Investors in People (IIP) status; a fantastic achievement for the fast-growing business which has managed to successfully navigate the challenges of integrating multiple companies and their cultures within its expanding Group structure. IIP accreditation demonstrates an organisations commitment to staff […]

5 ways remote monitoring is improving HVAC efficiency for Facilities Managers

10th June 2021

Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in commercial premises provide essential building services, ensuring that indoor environments are fit-for-purpose – from office buildings to leisure facilities, industrial facilities to processing plants and most importantly, mission critical sites such as data centres and hospitals.  However, these vital services come at a price.  HVAC often accounts […]

Toby Hunt takes the top seat at Guardian Water Treatment

7th April 2021

Introducing the new Head of Guardian Water Treatment, Toby Hunt.  Mr Hunt joined the company in 2016 and has been integral the Guardian’s recent successes, following its acquisition by WCS Group and integration into the Marlowe Critical Services Group. In his new role, Mr Hunt will retain a strong working relationship with former Guardian Water […]

Guardian launches new intelligent precommission cleaning package

6th April 2021

Guardian Water Treatment has launched BG29i, an intelligent precommission cleaning package that helps fit out installers, mechanical engineers and consultants meet the requirements of BSRIA guide, BG29 2021 – Precommission Cleaning of Pipework. Incorporating Hevasure’s innovative real-time corrosion monitoring technology, Guardian’s BG29i will speed up the PCC process, combat pipe degradation and reduce uncertainty at […]

HSE guides to returning to work safely

18th March 2021

.The HSE has produced a number of guides regarding returning to work safely. Some of us have started to return to the office, and in the coming weeks many more people will leave home for the first time in what seems like forever! To ensure a smooth and safe transition, it’s essential that buildings are […]

Action required to prevent legionella issues as water quality deteriorates

5th November 2020

As England enters a second national lockdown, Tom O’Sullivan, Head of Operations at Guardian Water Treatment urges facilities managers to prioritise legionella prevention and water system maintenance to stop the ongoing trend of sample failure rates caused by underused buildings. With people again told to work from home, many commercial and office buildings will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]