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Gallery:
Debris from Wildlife - Click to enlarge
Debris from wildlife.
Corrosion of stainless steel storage tank - Click to enlarge
Corrosion of stainless steel storage tank
Stagnant water presenting conditions for Legionella growth - Click to enlarge
  Stagnant water presenting conditions for Legionella growth  
  25000 litre storage tank after clean and disinfection - Click to enlarge  
  25000 litre storage tank after clean and disinfection  
  4000 litre GRP water storage tank enclosed by insulated housing - Click to enlarge  
  4000 litre GRP water storage tank enclosed by insulated housing  
  Click to enlarge  

Experience: Hospitality

Building use / sector: 300 bedroom hotel part of a chain
Location: London
Date: 2006 to present

 

Initial problem
  • Newly appointed maintenance manager carrying out an internal risk assessment highlighted the following issues:
    • Poor cleanliness of water storage tank on roof with damage and debris from wildlife
    • Corrosion of water storage tank
    • Stagnation of water in storage tank due to configuration of pipework
    • Dead legs apparent after small extension of leisure facilities
    • Potential underperforming water service facilities
Enquiry to W.E.T
  • Site inspection and comprehensive risk assessment of water facilities and systems with recommendations of remedial action, improvement and on-going inspection and maintenance
Service by W.E.T
  • Risk assessment carried out
  • Confirmation of maintenance report and identification of non-compliance with appropriate guidelines
  • Preparation of report and supporting evidence to assist budget request to central office
Specifications of client for on-going works
  • Compliance with all recommended guidelines
  • Minimal disruption to water supply to allow full occupancy of hotel facilities
  • Budgetary constraints
Building Water Facilities
  • One 4000 litre cold water storage tank located on hotel roof
  • One 25000 litre cold water storage tank located in basement
  • POU water heaters
  • Calorifiers
  • Swimming pool and leisure facilities
  • Showers and baths per bedroom
  • Wash rooms
  • Kitchens and staff facilities
Services by W.E.T
  • Temporary water storage facilities erected to maintain supply of water to hotel to enable 24 hour operation of facilities
  • Replacement of galvanised steel water storage tank and timber housing with new WRAS approved 4000 litre GRP storage tank and new grp insulated exterior housing with lockable double doors, reconfiguration of pipework to create crossflow through the tank
  • Clean and disinfection of main water storage tank
  • Alteration of mains water supply to the main tank by adding a type AB air gap to comply with water regulations
  • Annual contract to monitor, inspect and disinfect facilities to ensure maintenance of system and compliance with guidelines
  • Bacteriological samples for analysis by an independent U.K.A.S. accredited laboratory

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