Legionella Prevention

Legionella detected at Wayne State University
Jun 8 2018

On June 7, Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Mich., identified six campus buildings that tested positive for...

WQP Managing Editor Amy McIntosh's June editorial letter
May 24 2018

On any given evening you can find me on my couch consuming some kind of true crime content, from podcasts to Netflix specials and everything in...

Illinois Veterans Home to use groundwater after Legionnaires' outbreak
May 18 2018

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a partnership between the state of Illinois and the city of Quincy, Ill., to build a new water well...

Legionella detected in Canadian University water quality
May 10 2018

The University of Windsor has turned off hot water taps in six buildings after discovering...

Legionnaires' risk managed through DNA testing method in New York City
Apr 12 2018

A DNA test method called polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allowed...

Legionnaires' disease in Dallas retirement community
Mar 29 2018

The Highland Springs Senior Living retirement community in Dallas has been under water restrictions after a case of...

Legionnaires' disease requires monitoring and maintenance of water systems
Mar 23 2018

A steady rise of Legionnaires’ disease...

Office building manages Legionella risk with point-of-entry filtration
Feb 28 2018

Waterline Technology was asked to provide a recommendation to further reduce risk...

Feb 15 2018

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) International, a global public health and safety organization, is hosting the Legionella...

Legionella increase in New York state
Jan 24 2018

2017 was a record year for Legionnaires’ disease across New York state with 1,009 cases reported to the CDC—a 38% increase from 2016....

Legionella testing required for medical water systems
Dec 29 2017

The presence of microbiological organisms in water can be complex to interpret. There are bacteria that are good for us, like the ones that live...

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Veterans Home leads to legislative hearing
Dec 29 2017

On Dec. 12, 2017, WBEZ-FM, Chicago’s public radio station, published a report detailing a...

Dec 20 2017

On Dec. 12, 2017, WBEZ-FM, Chicago’s public radio station, published a report detailing a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a Quincy, Ill.,...

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Veterans Home leads to legislative hearing
Dec 20 2017

On Jan. 9, the Illinois General Assembly’s two Veterans Affairs Committees will hold a...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports
Nov 14 2017

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its...

Michigan health officials charged in connection to Flint water crisis
Jun 19 2017

Michigan’s attorney general charged five state health officials with involuntary manslaughter ...

Dec 30 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an increasing number of people across the U.S. are being diagnosed with...