BS8558 Pipework Chlorination.

Chlorination & Disinfection Service BS8558 And Pressure Testing to BS EN 806.


It is a requirement that any new private water supply pipes are disinfected before they are connected to mains water services.
It is also recommended that any pipework that has laid unused for a period of time should be Disinfected before being put back into use.
Stara Water Hygiene can provide a BS8558 Mains Disinfection /Chlorination service and sampling of new and existing mains pipework. We can undertake Internal/external, partial or complete building mains disinfection prior to connection or handover.

BS6700 standards were updated in 2011 to BS8558.  Stara Water Hygiene always operate to these standards.

We can also carry out Pressure Testing to BS EN 806 on request.

A full Disinfection/Chlorination Certificate is provided on completion, and if required, full UKAS microbiology results from an independent laboratory approximately 5 days later.

Our work meets all water authority specifications such as:

  • Flushing/Swabbing
  • Chlorine Level
  • Chlorine Contact Time
  • Microbiological and chemical analysis

We use specialist equipment to ensure accurate dosing to all of the ingoing water whilst ensuring no possibility of backflow contamination.


In order to provide a quote, we need the following information:

  • Size and material of incoming pipe + details of connections.
  • Approximate number of outlets.
  • Size and number of any water Hot Water heaters/cylinders
  • Any working restrictions such as access or working hour’s
  • We also need good, unrestricted access to a good quality water supply.

If you require any further details or you would like us to talk you through the process, please just get in touch.

We Guarantee to beat any like for like quotation.

Pipework Chlorination

Pipework Chlorination