Echo Square’s Water Tank Cleaning & Disinfection Service
Water Tank Cleaning & Water Tank Disinfections is of paramount importance. This Ensures your water system’s are safe and free from harmful bacteria. Including Legionella, E.coli & Pseudomonas.
Rust, scale and debris which can be commonly found within neglected cold water storage tanks. Providing a perfect harbouring ground for these types of bacteria. Therefore it is essential that your sites cold water tanks are routinely inspected, maintained, cleaned and disinfected when required. This ensures you are compliant with the Health and Safety Executives ACoP L8’s stringent guidelines.
Water Tanks are most likely found in houses, hospitals, commerical buildings, schools and many other buildings. They are used to store a vast amount of water from the mains supply, which then provides the buildings various outlets with water. The tanks are then replenished by the mains supply at a steady rate.
Echo Square provide nationwide water tank cleaning & water tank disinfections of cold water storage tanks, where we provide all our clients with a disinfection certificate upon completion of our tank cleaning works for their records.
Additionally, we provide this service after we perform our Tank Relining service.
The Importance of Water Tank Cleaning & Water Tank Disinfections
Keeping a cold water tank clean and disinfected is extremely important to keep a high level of water hygiene at all times. It protects the water tanks users which is vital, especially if the users are children, the elderly or vulnerable people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Is Your Water Tank Compliant?
All cold water storage tanks are required to be internally and externally inspected annually at an absolute minimum to ensure compliance with ACoP L8.
This allows checks to be carried out to see if the water tank requires either cleaning, disinfecting, repairing or if you need to replace your water tank. If drinking water is served on the premises it is even more important these checks are made regularly.
Legionella control engineers or trained in house staff must assess the general condition of cold water storage tanks to ensure they have an adequate turnover of water and no biofilm is present on the water’s surface.
They must also check that there is no build up of sediment on the base of the water tank which has the potential to harbour harmful bacteria such as Legionella.
Further Water Tank Legalities
Routine TVC (total viable count) and Legionella sampling of your sites cold water tanks carried out by Legionella control engineers also help to ensure your sites cold water storage tanks are free from harmful bacteria such as Legionella, E.coli & Pseudomonas.
If any of the water tank issues above are present, a water tank clean and disinfection inline with BS:8558 – 2015 & ACoP L8 guidelines is recommended.
Annual water tank cleaning is not a legal requirement, however annual water tank inspections are, therefore if any of the issues above are apparent a water tank clean and disinfection is recommended to be carried out.
For more information on common non-compliant issues which would require further remedial actions such as water tank repairs and water tank relining please check our water tank issues page.
How it Works
Fill in our form to get a FREE No Obligation quote by clicking the button below. Alternatively you can call us on 0800 772 0628.
We will discuss your requirements with you, and visit the premises to give you an accurate quote.
Once agreed, we will book in a date with you to carry out the water tank cleaning & water tank disinfection.
When you need this Service
New or Refurbished Installation
When you’ve just had a new or refurbished Water Tank installation.
New Components or Equipment
Installed new equipment or components? A clean/disinfection is recommended.
Tank is inactive for some time
If you’ve not used the tank for some time, a full clean is recommended.
Contamination or Stagnation
Significant contamination or Stagnation is identified.
Water System Contamination
Parts of the water system has been contaminated from maintenance work.
Indications of excessive Microbial Contamination.
Most importantly, if there is an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.
Legionnaires Risk Assessment
If advised after a Legionnaires Risk Assessment has taken place.