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Corrosion is an inevitability in any water system. Learn how to more effectively manage your closed loop water systems with the Magstrainer from ChemReady.
Legionella are ubiquitous bacteria with a worldwide spread in natural and artificial water environments, able to survive in a range of environmental conditions. Their ability to colonize our artificial water systems represents a serious concern for public health, since they can cause pneumonia and other respiratory illness (collectively referred to as “legionellosis”), especially in susceptible individuals.
Spring and fall are times for normal cooling tower maintenance, as staff performs their normal shut-down-startup routines. While there’s typically a lot of focus on the equipment procedures, proper water handling needs to be considered as well to avoid not only corrosion but bacterial growth. Here are common best practices to follow during seasonal maintenance.
Getting a positive Legionella hit in your domestic water system is not the kind of news any healthcare facility wants to hear, but there are steps you can take to mitigate the situation and protect the people on your site.
There are some significant changes happening in healthcare facilities when it comes to the standards required for testing and maintenance of the water systems within their buildings.
Due to a rise in cases of Legionella during the past several years, government agencies have taken a closer look at how efficiently health care facilities are maintaining their water treatment systems.