Communicating Legionella risk to those who need to know

For many years, water safety laws and regulations have focused primarily on public water supplies, and on those contaminants that can make the water unsafe to drink — for instance, fecal bacteria like coliforms and E. coli. However, because Legionnaires’ disease is actually transmitted by inhalation of bacteria rather than by drinking contaminated water, those […]

Legionella, an important risk for your health

Legionella is an environmental bacterium which can cause deadly diseases such as legionellosis or pneumonia. Therefore it is important for your health to know that an outbreak of Legionella can be produced by an infection contracted through the common use of water circuits such as Jacuzzis or air conditioners, for...