Dead Legs, Biofilm, and Legionnaires Disease

One Thing Leads to Another

  • 13 November 2017
  • Author: Chem-Aqua
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Dead Legs, Biofilm, and Legionnaires Disease

Dead legs in building water systems can cause severe problems, including persistent positive Legionella test results and an increased incidence of Legionnaires’ disease. A basic understanding of dead legs, how to recognize them, and how to manage the problems they cause can help building owners reduce the risks associated with Legionella and other pathogens in their water systems.

Cooling Tower Cleaning and Disinfection Pays Off

Effective cooling tower cleaning and disinfection reduces Legionella risks and keep costs low

  • 6 November 2017
  • Author: Chem-Aqua
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Cooling Tower Cleaning and Disinfection Pays Off

Cooling towers continuously scrub bacteria, dust, pollen, insects, and other debris from the air during routine operation. Without good maintenance, including regular cleaning and disinfection, these contaminants can cause serious problems that reduce the life, efficiency, reliability, and safety of building HVAC systems.

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