Chlorination Services

Cleaning and Chlorination of water systems is essential to control water hygiene. Different water systems require different treatment and Advanced Water Technologies are experts in the disinfection of all types of water systems from new mains supplies to water storage tanks. Advanced Water Technologies use directly employed, highly trained staff with relevant qualifications, such as the "Water Hygiene Blue Card", to ensure you have the confidence in our services.

The BS8558 StandardThe BS8558 Standard

Advanced Water Technologies operate to these standards at all times. Below are extracts from the BS8558 standards most relevant to Advanced Water Technologies chlorination procedures, for guidance.


Chlorination Legal RequirementsChlorination Legal Requirements

Under general health and safety law, you have to consider the risks from legionella that may affect your staff or members of the public and take suitable precautions.


Chlorination ServicesChlorination Services

Water quality and its importance to us is often taken for granted at best and completely disregarded at worst.


Chlorination TechnicalChlorination Technical

Chlorine inactivates a microorganism by damaging its cell membrane. Once the cell membrane is weakened; the chlorine can enter the cell and disrupt cell respiration and DNA activity (two processes that are necessary for cell survival).


Chlorinating DownservicesChlorinating Downservices

One important part of the system of supply that is often overlooked is the final leg within clients' own premises, where perfectly good quality incoming mains water can rapidly become heavily contaminated by poorly maintained domestic downservices and cold water storage tanks.


Chlorinating Mains WaterChlorinating Mains Water

Under the Water Supply (water fittings) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999, 1148), you will be required to disinfect your pipe work prior to connection. The disinfection must be carried out to ‘BS8558’. This is to ensure there is no detriment to public health.


For further information about Chlorination Services please call us on 01246 813110 or email - Alternatively you can complete our online enquiry form.