Public health - cooling tower notification

What are cooling towers?

Cooling towers are heat removal devices used to transfer process waste heat to the atmosphere.

What are cooling towers used for?

Cooling towers are used to provide cooled water for air-conditioning, manufacturing and electric power generation.

Why are there regulations?

The main purpose of these regulations relates to the control of legionella and the investigation of legionnaires’ disease.

What is registration?

You must notify us in writing with details of cooling towers and or evaporative condensers except where they contain water that is not exposed to the air and the water and electricity supply are not connected. 

Registration is free of charge.

How do I apply to register?

You must complete the Cooling Towers Registration Form.

Where can I find further information?

Details of the definition of cooling towers or evaporative condensers can be found in the Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992.

Our cooling tower is to be decommissioned, do we need to notify you?

Yes, if a cooling tower becomes redundant or dismantled then you should write to inform us.

The Public Register

Please contact the Licensing Team for any requests about the Public Register.

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Licensing Team
Derby City Council
Ground Floor
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 641951
Minicom: 01332 640666
Fax: 01332 643299
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS