AquaMedix Launches New Products; Filter Out Dangerous Water Contaminants

AquaMedix is proud to announce two new products to its CleanSpray(R) line of filters. All CleanSpray Filters provide protection against dangerous waterborne bacteria such as Legionella and Pseudomonas. CleanSpray Faucet Filter #1630 is a thirty (30) day filter; CleanSpray Faucet Filter #1690 is a ninety (90) day filter. Both new products feature a 0.20 micron…

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Is Water Used at the Dental Office Safe?

In 2011, an 82 year old woman died after a dental procedure. Investigators found the cause of death to have been Legionnaires Disease and the causative agent, the bacteria Legionella pneumophila, on the dental hand piece waterline. Although dental and infection control professionals have suspected for many years that dental office waterlines harbor bacteria, the…

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Like to eat-out? Beware of the danger lurking…..

Excerpts from: Another Study Determines Restaurant Ice Machines Contain More Bacteria Than Toilet Water By Hugh Merwin, Daily Mail, London, UK “Bacteria-laden ice and sugary soda: It’s all bad. The Daily Mail collected ice from ten fast-food franchises — McDonald’s, Burger King, and Starbucks among them — and determined that in six out of ten…

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Prevention of Legionella Outbreaks

“The lack of water testing before the outbreak is not unusual. There are few regulations in the United States for monitoring building plumbing for Legionella. The rules that do exist largely target the healthcare industry. Outside of healthcare, building owners generally are doing very little to prevent bacterial growth in their plumbing, according to interviews…

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