Cold Water Storage Tank responsibilities in order to comply with ACoP L8

If you take care of company’s water systems, including cold water storage tank responsibilities, you may find the information below, particularly useful.  It is your legal responsibility to have your water systems assessed for risks of disease.  A suitable plan of action to keep your water systems healthy and address any risks found is also a requirement.

The grid describes routine services required to maintain cold water storage tanks in domestic water services, according to ACOP L8.

AMES Legionella Risk Control are the perfect choice for trustworthy, routine examination, cleaning or treatment of your property’s cold water tanks.

 

How Often?

What should be done?

Should I record it in logbook?

 Six-Monthly Check stored water temperature and incoming main water temperature YES
Six-Monthly Internally inspect tanks for cleanliness YES
Six-Monthly Check tanks remedial items (i.e. rodent screens, vents, insulation is intact, etc.) YES
Annually Check stored water temperature and incoming main water temperature

 

YES
Annually Internally inspect tanks for cleanliness and clean and chlorinate if contaminated YES
Annually Take water samples for laboratory analysis YES
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