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Aug 15 2019
The largest recorded Legionella outbreak in the state of Georgia has been recorded at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Sheraton Atlanta Hotel General…
Aug 13 2019
The Virginia Department of Health is investigating 11 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Chesterfield County, Va.  According to CBS 19 News, the…
Dr. Pat Breysse to deliver keynote at Legionella Conference 2019
Dr. Pat Breysse to deliver keynote at Legionella Conference 2019.
Jul 19 2019
Keynote Announced for Legionella Conference 2019 Pat Breysse, Ph.D., director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National…
Jul 15 2019
A hospital in Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada, has relied on bottled water for months after Legionella bacteria was detected in its water system. …
Jun 28 2019
International Speakers Announced for Legionella Conference 2019 An international lineup of public health and sustainability experts from four…
Jun 25 2019
On June 12, two Michigan agencies warned McLaren Flint Hospital in Flint, Mich., to complete corrective actions to minimize future Legionella issues…
Jun 19 2019
The Illinois Pollution Control Board voted to increase chlorine in drinking water. If approved, the new minimum requirement of chlorine in drinking…
Jun 14 2019
Prosecutors dropped all charges against officials in the Flint water scandal June 13. State prosecutors accused 15 state and local officials of…
Jun 3 2019
A person diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease has died. The person passed following treatment at Mount Carmel Grove City hospital in Ohio, the…
May 17 2019
PWQA Legislative Days The Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) opened registration for the 2019 PWQA Legislative Days. The annual event will be held…
May 15 2019
Officials from Newark, N.J., have announced that orthophosphates are being added to the city’s water system to reduce high levels of lead in drinking…
May 14 2019
A new Legionella prevention model has been reported. The tool was designed by J. David Krause, Ph.D., MSPH, CIH, the vice chair of AIHA’s Indoor Air…
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Feb 20 2019
In Crookston, Minn., the Crookston Inn and Convention Center has closed the hotel’s pool and spa area after four people contracted Legionnaires’…
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Dec 28 2018
One death has been reported following a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at the Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hasting, Mich. On Dec. 27, the…
Dec 27 2018
By now, we have all heard about the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in commercial buildings and the documented connection to building water…
Dec 27 2018
Over the last few years, the U.S. has seen an influx of Legionella in the water supply across the country. According to the Centers for Disease…
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Dec 4 2018
An Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) investigation discovered Legionella bacteria in the plumbing system of McHenry Villa independent…
New device detects legionella in drinking water faster
New device detects legionella in drinking water faster
Oct 25 2018
A new fully automated testing device aims to provide reliable results testing for legionella contamination in less than two hours. Released by…
Legionella discovered in New Jersey drinking water
Legionella discovered in New Jersey drinking water
Oct 8 2018
Nine schools and one hotel in West Orange, N.J., discovered legionella bacteria following two confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The schools…
Disneyland linked to Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Disneyland linked to Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Sep 7 2018
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., $33,000 for failing to properly clean cooling…
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