IDEXX Launches New, Simple, Rapid Water Test across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to Aid in the Fight Against Legionnaires’ Disease

Legiolert™ radically simplifies Legionella water testing compared to current culture methods IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiology testing for water, has announced the introduction of Legiolert, a new culture testing method that enables building owners and facility managers to simplify water testing and reduce the risk posed by Legionnaires’ disease. Legiolert is a highly sensitive method for the confirmed…

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HWM wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017

PermaNET+ water network monitoring system recognised in Innovation category Utility monitoring specialist HWM has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017. The Innovation award recognises HWM’s PermaNET+ system, which constantly monitors water networks to detect signs of leakage. Able to detect a problem as soon as it occurs, the system significantly reduces both the size and impact of leaks, reducing…

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Intertek speeds up testing for Legionnaire’s Disease

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider, is supporting both the UK public and private sectors with a faster and more specific test for Legionella, the water-borne bacterium that may cause Legionnaire’s Disease in humans. The test provides results in 24 hours, rather than the standard 10 days. Legionella bacteria is a common environmental bacterium which naturally inhabits fresh water…

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Xion Water Launches in the UK

Xion Water Solutions has officially launched in the UK, and has begun providing high quality water treatment solutions to businesses nationwide. As the UK’s new innovative water management company, Xion Water Solutions has been founded with the sole purpose to re-stablish that personal, one-to-one relationship with companies who need a high quality customer centric supplier. With Head Offices based in…

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HWM wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

Company achieves right-first-time rates above 98 per cent Following significant improvements to several areas of its manufacturing process, multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has won a coveted award from parent company Halma. In Halma’s words, the Manufacturing Excellence Award for 2016 “recognises companies where major changes in manufacturing have resulted in sustainable, improved business performance.” Beating off competition from…

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Making Drinking Water More Accessible With Vivreau’s DDA Module

It’s been 11 years since the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was first introduced, so Facilities Managers will be well versed in the Building Regulations which require reasonable provision to be made for access to a building and the use of facilities within it. With over 10 million people in the UK registered as disabled, implementing the latest accessible facilities is…

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Minimise Water launches complete water engineering services solution

As water deregulation approaches, many organisations are taking a closer look at their water management systems and finding that, while compliant, they are inefficient and out of line with their ambitions to drive down operational costs and improve sustainable performance. Minimise Water has developed a comprehensive range of engineering services to help organisations reduce water usage, meet compliance and minimise…

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World Water Day

Since 1993 on March 22nd World Water Day has brought focus to the importance of fresh water and the sustainable management of fresh water sources with changing themes each year; this year it’s ‘water and jobs’. Vivreau, a global leader and innovator in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems, understands the importance of hydration in the workplace.…

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