Council Officers Will Put a Contract Out to Tender for Testing Water in their Buildings for Legionella

Share:   The IRED committee had to agree the plan instead of the usual tendering committee because the current contract will run out in the summer. Bosses wanted to make sure the new contract was in place so the work could transition smoothly. East Dunbartonshire Council will share the legal requirement for testing water quality and taking … Continue reading “Council Officers Will Put a Contract Out to Tender for Testing Water in their Buildings for Legionella”

Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital

Share:   Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating a report of Legionella in the water system at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center and two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in patients who were possibly exposed to the bacteria at the hospital. The investigation is currently limited to … Continue reading “Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital”

Bees: Many British Pollinating Insects in Decline, Study Shows

Share:   A Third of British Wild Bees and Hoverflies are in Decline, According to a New Study. If current trends continue, some species will be lost from Britain altogether, the scientists say. The study found “winners” and “losers” among hundreds of wild bees and hoverflies, which pollinate food crops and other plants. Common species are winning … Continue reading “Bees: Many British Pollinating Insects in Decline, Study Shows”

Disgusted Parents Slam Council As Rats ‘Run Wild’ at Edinburgh School

Share:   Disgusted parents slam council as rats ‘run wild’ at Edinburgh school Pest control workers have visited Victoria Primary on a number of occasions after being alerted to the vermin “running wild” in the grounds. However, a video posted on social media shows the creature scuttling out from underneath a number of children’s scooters before shooting … Continue reading “Disgusted Parents Slam Council As Rats ‘Run Wild’ at Edinburgh School”