Landlord 'Duty Holders' have a responsibility to ensure that any premises in their control where water is used or stored, manages the risk from exposure to legionella bacteria and other water born pathegens.
'The Control of the Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems' framework
The ongoing demand for legionella control and prevention services from landlords has led LHC and Consortium Procurement to partner in the development a new framework.
'The Control of the Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems' framework, which is to be managed by Consortium Procurment, will be available to LHC members and clients in the autumn.
The tender process has now commenced. Interested suppliers will need to complete the process by 22 July 2015.
LHC members and clients are encouraged to bring this framework to their suppliers attention so they can choose to tender for the regional framework opportunities.
The framework for England, Wales and Scotland and will include four Lots:
- Lot 1 – Consultancy
- Lot 2 – Consultancy to include cooling towers, evaporators, swimming pools, hydro spas
- Lot 3 – Maintenance
- Lot 4 – Maintenance to include cooling towers, evaporators, swimming pools, hydro spas
LHC Director, John Skivington commented, "This is another piece of the framework jigsaw allowing LHC to offer a comprehensive range of building maintenence, refurbishment and constructions services to public sector landlords.
"We are pleased to be working with Consortium Procuremnt on this project which combines the expertise of two leading framework providers across the sector. Working in partnership, we can together offer our members and clients a more extensive range of frameworks to meet their requirements.
Suppliers interested in tendering will need to do so through the Delta e-sourcing portal used by Consortium Procurement. The portal access code for this framework is 6WQTS78AH6.