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Legionella and Pseudomonas control at Croydon Health Services

Easy to use software monitors risk assessments and flushing of low-use water outlets to help fight Legionnaire’s Disease and Pseudomonas. “I’d totally recommend it, without hesitation! I love L8guard!”

Posted on September 22, 2015

Viable But Not Culturable (VBNC) state of pathogens in water systems – is this important?

Professor Hans-Curt Flemming, from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, recently gave an interesting presentation entitled ‘Are my bacteria really dead?’ at the IBBS meeting ( This suggested that bacteria, such as Legionella spp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in water systems may be in a Viable But Not Culturable (VBNC) state when exposed to biocides. Basically Professor […]

Posted on September 21, 2015

A beer contest with a difference – would you taste a beer made from wastewater?

Treated Wastewater After multiple steps of disinfection, treated wastewater is usually released back into the water cycle via the nearest body of water, many of which supply the water to reserves for everyday human uses. However, by the use of suitable technology, it is possible to reuse sewage effluent straight from the works. This is […]

Posted on September 7, 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, silver became very useful for industrial and electrical applications. Furthermore, properties such as malleability, lustre and being unreactive make it an attractive metal for uses such making jewelry, […]

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

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

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

Posted on April 28, 2015

ProEconomy's reputation speaks volumes and the Orca system is highly regarded by those who have installed it.

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