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"I just wanted to express how happy I am with the service that we have received from your staff. They have been so courteous and accommodating and this has been mentioned by all of my team. Please could you pass on my personal thanks to them."

Sheena B – Office Manager, Major Training Centre in Kent

"Working in partnership with Ara for many years, provides me with confidence that we are compliant with L8 as they cover all relevant aspects of the ACoP. I have found them informative, ever cooperative, super flexible and swift in their responses and would add that they are one of our top performing contractors. We will be working with them on air sampling as well as water management to provide another service back to our learners and staff."

Craig N, Estates Manager at a Kent College and chair of KAFEC Estates Managers Network

"The training was excellent and already used to improve our service."

Alex B – Pest Control Company, Sitingbourne

"We have worked with ARA Environmental for over a decade. They write the ACOP L8 risk assessments, carry out the monthly temperature monitoring and various associated work including tank cleansing. The directors have always been available to offer advice and answer queries of a technical nature. The staff are personable and reliable. We are routinely required to go to three quotes and ARA have always been competitive."

Mike L, Safety and Compliance Manager at a private school in the West Kent area.

"The service they provide is second to none and added to their speed of response provides us with a cost effective and compliant service. They are an integral part of my team and I would highly recommend them."

Andrew D, Estates and Facilities Director, Charitable Trust, East Kent.

"Thanks for another year of excellent service."

Mike F Facilities Manager, Specialist Independent School

"Always available for informal attention and guidance. I am confident that I can contact Ara Environmental for free and impartial advice."

Charles S, Contracts Manager, Facilities Management Company South East England

"Ara Environmental always deliver a prompt, friendly service and have been extremely professional in managing our water treatment requirements. Their staff are always available to resolve any query quickly and are very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend them for any water management needs."

Ben H, Health and Safety Manager, Manufacturing Company, Rochester

"Ara Environmental has been our Legionella Control contractor since 2011, they have provided us with an extremely professional service, their attention to detail and communications has been first class, it's a pleasure to work with them and I would certainly recommend them to others."

Dale H, Engineering Manager, Major Logistics Authority in Kent

"Major refurbishment work was well planned, executed on time and on budget. Consumate professionals."

Bruce M, Facilities Manager, Academy North Kent

LCA Accredited Legionella Control and Legionella Risk Assessments Gravesend

Looking for legionella control and legionella risk assessments in Gravesend?  ARA Environmental are water hygiene specialists, with over 20 years experience in providing legionella control and legionella risk assessments in Gravesend and the surrounding areas. 

As fully accredited members of the Legionella Control Association (LCA), we “provide a range of services for the control of legionella bacteria in water systems.” Our membership of the LCA also demonstrates that we have “complied with the LCA code of conduct and LCA service standards, and are committed to helping our customers prevent legionellosis and keeping their water systems safe”.    

Call us on 01795 591247 or fill in our contact form to speak to an ARA Environmental expert today.     

What is a legionella risk assessment? 

A legionella risk assessment is described by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) as a “suitable and sufficient assessment to identify and assess the risk of exposure to legionella from work activities and water systems on the premises”. 

To remain fully compliant with HSE legislation, those responsible for the supply of wholesome water must: 

  • Identify and assess sources of risk 
  • Manage any identified risks 
  • Prevent and control any risks 
  • Keep and maintain a  comprehensive written record  
  • Carry out any further duties in relation to the supply of wholesome water

At ARA Environmental, we have been providing full legionella control services, including comprehensive legionella risk assessments in Gravesend for over 20 years. Our specialist water hygiene consultants are experts in ensuring full and continuing compliance with HSE ACoP L8 and accompanying HSG 274; call us on 01795 591247 to speak to a legionella prevention expert today!!

Contact us today to book your Gravesend legionella risk assessment

For more information, questions or to book your legionella risk assessment in Gravesend call us on 01795 591247, email us at or fill in our contact form 

Peter Richards – Technical Director


Temperature regulation

Temperature regulation is the most common method of Legionella control but requires regular monitoring.


We provide a full set of remedial and support services to bring water systems up to current standards and then to maintain them in that condition. This includes:-

  • Tank removal, replacement, repair or re-lining;
  • Fitting of lids, breathers and screens;
  • Cleaning of calorifiers;
  • Re-plumbing to remove dead or stagnant pipework


Large or difficult to clean systems can be protected by additional biocide dosing. Ara Environmental Ltd install, commissioning and run approved dosing equipment.

E.g. Continuous chlorine dioxide dosing into the potable water supply.

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