Cooling towers

Cooling towers legionella risk

Cooling and condenser towers can provide the most significant legionella risk. Our expert teams offer a complete management service for cooling towers and condensers, either as a bespoke service, or as part of a planned maintenance and risk management plan.


The HSE ACoP and Guidance L8: Legionnaires’ Disease the control of legionella bacteria in water systems advises that:

“The risk from exposure to legionella should be prevented or controlled and that the precautions taken should be monitored to ensure that they remain effective. Cooling and condenser towers often represent the most significant legionella risk associated with building services systems.”

Cooling towers pose significant legionella risk

Cooling tower services

IWS offers a complete service for the management of cooling and condenser towers, including:

  • A nationwide network of water treatment technicians
  • PDA data capture and fast reporting via our IWS Online Report Tracker
  • Routine and reactive cleaning and disinfection programmes
  • Endoscope pre and post clean inspection
  • Pack and drift eliminator removal
  • Water treatment programmes
  • Dosage and control system supply, installation and maintenance
  • Pre-treatment plant supply, installation and maintenance
  • Routine legionella and microbiological analysis
  • Refurbishment works
  • Pack and drift eliminator replacement
  • Copon™ lining
  • Recirculation pump diagnostics, replacement and repair
cleaning cooling towers

Integrated Water Services is a full membership Legionella Control Association (LCA) registered company. Our teams are highly qualified and trained in all aspects of their work and health and safety requirements.

An IWS representative will always be available to answer any questions and give advice, either by visiting your site, phone or e-mail. We provide water hygiene services and water treatment services to our meet our clients’ needs in compliance with HSC Approved Code of Practice ACoP L8 and HSG274 Parts 1, 2 & 3. Please contact us for more details