Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease in Cooling Towers

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease in Cooling Towers

As a potential source of Legionella, cooling towers require special attention, but state-of-the-art protection is possible and affordable

It has been more than 30 years since Legionnaires' disease (also known as Legionellosis) reared its head. Since then, our knowledge of the disease and its causes has grown dramatically, and state-of-the-art prevention not only is possible, but practical and affordable.

This article will address prevention of Legionnaires' disease from a specific point source—cooling towers—but does not imply that cooling towers are to be singled out as the only point source. Any

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