Legionella Detection Information
Legionella Detection Information ILS information for testing & isolation of Legionella in water samples


Water & Legionella Testing

At ILS we can undertake a variety of testing and analysis of water and Legionella. In your food factory or manufacturing site, water should be considered as a raw material and you should perform water testing and analysis accordingly. 

Water testing and Legionella testing is not only good practice, but it is required by national law, auditing bodies such as BRC and EFSIS and also your customers.

ILS water testing services include:

Total Viable Count (TVC) - 22C and 37C
Aerobic & Anaerobic Plate Count (APC)
Aerobic Colony Count (ACC)
E.coli and Coliforms by the Colilert System
Clostridium, Pseudomonas Enterococci and Salmonella by Membrane Filtration

ILS Limited Water Testing Services







The UK legislation states that 'water should be wholesome for food production purposes', this means that the water you use should conform to specific chemical, physical and microbiological specifications.

At ILS in addition to our standard water testing and analysis services, we can also help you design your own water testing protocol that suites your factory and budget.


We pride ourselves on customer service and value all of our customers please contact us to see if we can help you with your water testing requirements.

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