Cooling towers and legionella

Cooling towers

You must tell us in writing if you have a cooling tower or evaporative condenser in a non-domestic premises. This is to help us identify areas that could cause the spread of infection. It also ensures that preventative measures can be taken to protect the health of employees and the public, from illnesses such as legionnaires' disease.

How to notify us

There is no fee for notifying us. Download an application form to

Please return the completed form to us. Alternatively, we can post or email you a form.

View the register of cooling towers / evaporative condensers or view them on a map showing the location of cooling towers in Edinburgh.

We share boundaries with

You can get details of their cooling tower registers by emailing them.

There is more information on cooling towers on the Health and Safety Executive website, and information on legionella on the Health Protection Scotland website.

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