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Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York – does ‘no news’ mean ‘good news’?

Recently, I read in the BBC news online about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York, USA, sourced in cooling towers. The Bronx, one of the poorer areas of the city, was where the outbreak originated and the main area affected with 100 cases and 12 deaths being reported. Legionella can infect humans causing […]

Posted on August 24, 2015

Silver – an interesting element with many uses

The Benefits Of Silver Silver is a precious metal and the benefits of silver are endless. Due to unique properties, such as high thermal and electrical conductivity, became very useful for industrial and electrical applications. Properties such as malleability, lustre and being unreactive make it an attractive metal for uses such making jewelry, silverware and […]

Posted on August 17, 2015

Copper – an essential micronutrient for plants and humans, but deadly to microbes!

Copper is a trace element, of which we need around 1.2 mg per day.

Posted on July 17, 2015

Legionella and Environmental Action Platform – LEAP 2

A blog by a scientist/writer who attended the Legionella and Environment Action Platform – L.E.A.P 2, where she highlights what the event was like for her.

Posted on June 26, 2015

Want to know more about TETRAS? Watch a short video

Tetras cloud-based Legionella and Pseudomonas management is fully explained in this short animation

Posted on June 12, 2015

L.E.A.P 02 is almost here

Following the success of the first Legionella and Environmental Action Platform (L.E.A.P 01) in 2014, we have organized the second event in the L.E.A.P series.

Posted on June 11, 2015

L.E.A.P 02 – A charitable not-for-profit water quality event

The Legionella and Environmental Action Platform (L.E.A.P 02) will take place at the Discovery Centre in Milton Keynes on 19th of June 2015.

Posted on May 28, 2015

Controlling Legionella in water systems – which method is effective as well as safe?

The most commonly control measures for Legionella currently in use are intermittent heat and flush, temperature control, chlorine dioxide and copper-silver ionisation, but which method is safest, as well as effective?

Posted on May 22, 2015

How the Orca Ionisation system controls Legionella – video

We introduce you to a video at ProEconomy’s YouTube channel showing how the Orca copper and silver ionisation system controls Legionella and Pseudomonas in water systems. ProEconomy is a water treatment company, based in the UK, which produces the Orca Copper and Silver Ionisation System for the control of Legionella and Pseudomonas in water. We […]

Posted on April 28, 2015

Potential danger of non-touch sensor taps

In this blog, we discuss the danger of non-touch sensor taps and analyse links between non-touch sensor taps and Pseudomonas. BBH – Danger Of Non-Touch Sensor Taps An article in the Building Better Healthcare (BBH) website entitled ‘Non-touch taps could be fuelling Pseudomonas outbreak, report claims’ discusses a Department of Health report suggesting a link […]

Posted on April 27, 2015

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