Urban Environments is an engineering company specialising in water hygiene. We work with blue chip clients in the public and private sectors, including NHS hospitals, other healthcare settings, housing developments, hotels & leisure complexes, schools & universities, offices, factories, prisons, local councils and a range of other premises.

We provide the full gamut of water hygiene services including Legionella and Pseudomonas control, risk assessment and management, monitoring and compliance systems, asset management, water hygiene audits and inspections, water testing and analysis, and water hygiene training.

We are accredited by many professional organisations and hold ISO9001:2015 certification. The strength and depth of our expertise, coupled with a focus on staff training, keep us at the leading edge of technology and reflect our desire to give our clients the best technical and commercial advice possible.

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Water hygiene compliance

Looking for advice or help with with risk assessments, monitoring & control systems, asset management, water testing & analysis or training?

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Risk assessments

Do you need assistance with water hygiene or Legionella risk assessments? Does your current assessment need reviewing?

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Water testing & sampling

Do you require Legionella or Pseudomonas testing, either standard lab culture or Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analysis?

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Water hygiene consultancy

Does your water hygiene management need an overhaul? Are you looking to streamline operations while ensuring compliance?

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Training services

Is staff training a weak link in your water hygiene management? Do you need tailored, accredited training to suit your needs?

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Remedial services

Does any part of your water system require cleaning, disinfecting or servicing? Do you need a chemical dosing system?

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Streamline your water hygiene control monitoring with CAT-SI, the digital online compliance audit tool. Comprehensive system asset management with real-time activity tracking and reporting plus secure cloud-based storage, it gives you peace of mind in the palm of your hand.

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If you’re a landlord, letting agent or property manager with fewer than 100 rental properties and need Legionella compliance support, our specialist division, Compliance for Landlords, offers a wide range of online tools and services, including training, risk assessment, monitoring and control systems.


Legionella risk in showers

Managing Legionella risk in showers

A recent pilot study carried out at a large teaching hospital which examined the level of various bacteria in showers highlights a number of important hygiene considerations. The study recognises that showers are a necessity in many...
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Is it time to reclassify blocks of flats as high risk for Legionella?

In the aftermath of the terrible Grenfell Tower fire, there is much discussion about the design and refurbishment of buildings and the need for health and safety to be a top priority. It is likely that a lengthy...
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Myths about Legionnaires' disease and Legionella

Myth-busting: the truth about Legionella and Legionnaires’ disease

There is a multitude of misinformation about Legionella, and Legionnaires’ disease myths, in circulation, so this month we’re on a mission to set the record straight with a few facts. Thanks to working in water...
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