Introduction to Framework

The SPA Framework Agreement for Legionella Control & Water Management is available to all public-sector bodies funded by public finance throughout Scotland.

Fully OJEU compliant, this framework has been developed to provide compliant water systems in residential and commercial buildings.

Procurement guide - PDF


Workstream 1 - Water Hygiene Consultants

Essential services (mandatory) independent consultancy services

  • Legionella risk assessment services
  • Hot and cold monitoring & inspection services
  • Legionella analytical services
  • Legionella awareness training

Non-essential services (non-mandatory)

  • Schematic drawings
  • Water treatment services
  • Cleaning & disinfection services
  • Web-based (portal) electronic logbook system

Workstream 2 - Water System Maintenance

  • Essential services (mandatory)
  • Hot and cold water monitoring and inspection services
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Water management
  • Non-essential services (non-mandatory)
  • Water treatment
  • The management and control of evaporative cooling and other high-risk industrial water systems
  • Maintenance of swimming pools plant equipment

Appointed Companies for WM1

-- Clearwater Technology 
-- Graham Environmental Services
-- H20 Legionella Control Services
-- HBE


-- HSL Compliance
-- Integrated Water Services
-- SMS Environmental 
-- Socotec

Framework Scope:

To ensure our client’s legal duty to manage its water system from legionella and other waterborne pathogens as stated in:

Managing legionella under the Health and Safety Executive’s publication L8 Accepted Code of Practice and Guidance – Legionnaires’ Disease. The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water System Edition 4, are fulfilled and following the practices descried in the Technical Guidance HSG274 Legionnaires’ disease:

  • Part 1: The control of legionella bacteria in evaporative cooling systems
  • Part 2: The control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems
  • Part 3: The control of legionella bacteria in other risk systems

Contact SPA for more information on this framework

Call us on 01895 274800 Email 

This framework is valid until 31st August 2021

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