Details of premises where an evaporative condenser or cooling tower are sited must be notified to the council.
The purpose of the notification is to identify potential areas that could give rise to spread of infection e.g. legionella and to ensure preventative measures are taken to eliminate the risk of infection arising to employees and the public.
The number of cooling towers on site should be noted on the notification form.
There is no fee required for the notification.
The Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992.
When the notification is received the details will be added to the cooling tower register, click on the download below for a list of currently registered cooling towers.
A safety officer may make a visit to your premises to check water quality or safety issues.
From 1 January 2010 you will be able to notify us online. To notify us of a cooling tower please complete the notification form below.
Apply by post/in person
If you prefer to send in the notification by post form can be downloaded and once completed sent to the address below.
We would always advise in the first instance that in the event of a complaint, you make contact with the proprietor of the premises, if you are not satisfied with their response please contact the safety team on the contact details below.
Health and Safety (General Enquiries in commercial premises)
Food and Safety Team
Development and Environment
10th Floor Zone B
Bernard Weatherill House
8 Mint Walk