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Storing water can lead to legionella. Here’s how!

The HSE approved code and practice for the control of legionella bacteria in water systems highlights the maintenance required to keep a stored hot water system free of legionella. Maintenance of these systems involves time, expense and the adoption and adherence to strict guidelines. Stored hot water systems provide an increased risk of legionella particular

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Thermostatic mixing valves – How to avoid scalding in the bath!

Non installation of thermostatic mixing valves accounts for approximately twenty deaths and almost six hundred serious scald related injuries every year, caused by scalding hot water in the bath. Scalding occurs because water is stored at high temperature to limit the growth of the legionella bacteria. Hot water needs to be stored at 60°c or

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