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HYDROP Independent Consultancy Practice
Specialists in the Management of Legionella and Water Quality

+44 (0)121 354 2030
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About Us

Who We Are

HYDROP E.C.S. UKAS Certification

We are an Independent Consultancy Practice, UKAS accredited for Legionella Risk Assessments, comprised of scientists specialising exclusively in the management of Legionella and Water Quality.

We choose firmly to remain independent, having no commercial interest in any water treatment or water hygiene companies and are widely respected and trusted as a result, both in the UK and abroad

We have steadily grown in size and stature since our inception in 1991, now proudly being considered as the 'go-to' company for specialist expert, independent and unbiased advice on Legionella sp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa control.

Our clients include some of the largest organisations within the UK, namely:

  • National Health Services
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation – worldwide
  • Local authorities
  • Facilities companies
  • Universities
  • Large industrial clients

What We Do

By providing independent, impartial and bespoke consultancy services such as System Auditing, Training and UKAS accredited Legionella Risk Assessments, we help guide our clients through the maze of HSE guidelines, legislation and compliance. We act as expert witnesses, taking the role of Authorising Engineers, and presenting our knowledge on subjects such as Crisis Management, Litigation and Outbreak Investigations.

We offer a variety of training courses on subjects such as Legionnaires' disease, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Responsible Persons management, Log-Book management and project management, many of which are ILM Development Programmes, City & Guilds Accredited and CPD qualifying.

Our Strategy

To maintain the market's recognition as the leading consultancy practice in the Risk Management of Legionella and Water Quality through continuous training and development of all our staff, and to continue to provide major organisations with the most cost effective and unbiased consultancy.

Why Choose Us?

We provide totally independent and unbiased expertise to benefit every level of your organisation involved in Water Quality Management and every step of your project, from the planning and design stages to building completion and from handover to on-going maintenance. We help educate organisations from entry to managerial levels on subjects and procedures that can help streamline Water Quality Management and help significantly reduce the risk of bacterial contamination and disease.

Our expertise is requested worldwide, with consultants travelling extensively across the UK and globally to assist in the implementation of the most suitable and cost-efficient management and control systems.

Our involvement in strategic Steering Committees, litigation and outbreak investigations, both in the UK and abroad, equips our consultants with the most up-to-date knowledge of best practices and the most appropriate implementation of legal and guideline requirements.

As a company we take pride in our subject knowledge and passion for ensuring that all clients enjoy our hospitality and professionalism, whether that be during visits to our office and training centre or on your site. We recognise that our personal approach at every stage is key in allowing us to best suit your needs.

In short, we're knowledgeable, passionate and looking forward to doing business with you.

More information on our consultancy services

BSI 9001:2015 FS 79818
BSI 14001:2015 EMS 533315

We are delighted to announce that HYDROP E.C.S. has been awarded the prestigious UKAS accredited ISO/IEC 17020:2012 - Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection.

The standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.

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ISO 14001:2015 maps out a framework that a company or organisation can follow to set up an effective environmental management system.

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Effective, Government backed minimum standard scheme that protects against the most common cyber attacks - audited.

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Endorsed Partnerships

City & Guilds - Accredited Prgramme
Continuing Professional Development Certificate


Legionella Control Association
Construction Line
Safe Contractor