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Essential information for providers of residential accommodation The revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance Legionnaires’ disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems has some important changes that could affect you as a provider of residential accommodation.  What are the changes to the ACOP?  The most significant change for you, as a provider of residential accommodation, is the removal of the 300 litre limit for hot and cold water services. This was an artificially chosen limit and its removal means that all premises with a water system are now within the scope of the revised ACOP. It is important you use the current version of the ACOP as it has been recently you can get this from the HSE web site for free updated Version April 2015. If you feel you need help you can obtain advice from a consultant :- What do I have to do to comply with the law?  You Must Assess the Ris