A Few Thoughts about Controlling the Risk of Legionella

A few thoughts about controlling the risks of waterborne pathogens, specifically Legionella In the US, drinking water supplies are thought of as the safest in the world. However, like anywhere else, the water can be contaminated and requires the appropriate water treatment methods to remove disease causing agents. Common forms of waterborne pathogens and bacteria…

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Ice Machines- An under-appreciated source of Legionella

Ice Machines have been getting more scrutiny lately due to updates to water hygiene standards for Hospitals, Nursing homes, and any business that services the elderly and immuno-compromised. That’s good, because Ice Machines are dirtier than you might think. That may seem counter intuitive. After all, they’ve typically got filters to remove impurities, they are…

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