EUSR National Water Hygeine

Who should attend?

Any person working on restricted operations sites such as service reservoirs, pumping stations, treatment works, wells, springs, and boreholes and working on the network of water mains and service pipes. Must be in possession of a National Water Hygiene card.

Course Summary:

The training session is expected to last for approximately 3 hours and comprises:
A trainer led presentation
The aspect of health screening.
A multiple choice test.
Identifying good and bad hygiene management practices.
You may also be required to discuss and share your own experiences.

Throughout the course, the following topics will be introduced, explained or demonostrated to the delegates:

The premise is that water is a food product and the public expects their water supply to have been treated properly so that it does not cause health problems.

The importance of personal hygiene and identification of potential sources of contamination.

Awareness of the potential for contamination. Includes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the need for clean boots.

Vehicles – vehicles need to be kept clean and tidy and tools need to be separated. Awareness of where the vehicle has been taken before entering the treatment works e.g. fields, sewage treatment works, etc.

Multi-functional working – water and sewerage working is becoming common for some companies and the associated risks must be understood.

Fuel, diesel, and chemical contamination – any of these getting into the water could have detrimental effects.

Pets could help to spread water-borne diseases e.g. dogs, cats, horses, etc – to ensure that individuals do not wear the same footwear for work.

Chlorine/disinfection, both in the water itself and other usages i.e. how chlorine is used to wash boots, clean tools, and in repairs, and the correct disposal of chlorine solution.

Awareness and usage surrounding approved products. The right substance for the job.

Awareness of the sampling and audit processes in place by various bodies.


Once you have successfully completed your training, you will then be eligible for an Energy and Utility Skills (EUSR) National Water Hygiene Card.  The card is valid for 3 years.

the following are frequently asked questions about the EUSR National Water Hygeine course:

What is Required?

If you are looking to book or discuss a closed course, call our office at (01376) 538501 and talk to a member of our team.

How Long is the Course?

The total length of the course is: Half-Day

£130.00 Per Delegate Excluding VAT