Mar 15 2021
EPA published the proposed fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) in the Federal Register.  In the proposed rule, UCMR 5 would…
Feb 1 2021
The spread of COVID-19 has caused the closure and recommissioning of buildings and increased the adaptive reuse of space in the healthcare,…
Jan 29 2021
Two speakers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will headline a virtual special session of the annual Legionella …
Jan 13 2021
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and ex-officials have been told they are being charged after a new investigation of the Flint…
Dec 28 2020
A virtual special session of the annual Legionella Conference co-hosted by NSF Health Sciences and the National Environmental Health Association (…
Nov 20 2020
A national advocacy organization is warning anyone concerned about COVID-19 symptoms to get tested for another deadly disease: Legionnaires' disease…
Nov 2 2020
For more than a century, ultraviolet light has been used to disinfect water by physically disrupting the DNA of harmful microorganisms and destroying…
Oct 1 2020
It is hard not to think about anything besides COVID-19 these days, but this virus is not the only pathogen we need to worry about. In fact, COVID-19…
Oct 1 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the world economy, and many people have been forced to work from home. This has left offices, hotels, municipal…
Sep 21 2020
The South Butler County School District in Pennsylvania found legionella and high levels of lead in its water. According to School Superintendent…
Aug 20 2020
In this episode of Checking In, A Video Series With WQP, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello checks in with Chris Morgan, VP for Ecolab's Nalco…
Aug 14 2020
APLD is Leading a Virtual Conference The Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease (APLD) is leading a two-day, free virtual conference on Aug. 19-20…
Jul 2 2020
WQP Associate Editor Cristina Tuser interviewed Thomas Bernier, a partner at the Baltimore Office of Dehay & Elliston, about legionella risk…
Jun 19 2020
Annual Legionella Conference Rescheduled to January 2021 Legionella Conference: Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health…
Apr 28 2020
A Westmoreland County nursing home infected with COVID-19 (the coronavirus) has tested positive for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease.…
Mar 13 2020
A new policy report, Electronic Registration Systems for Cooling Towers – Improving Public Health and Sustainability Outcomes, was created to improve…
Feb 18 2020
Brookdale Senior Living in Vernon Hills, Illinois, has shut off its water features and added point-of-use filters after a Legionnaires’ disease…
Feb 14 2020
120Water Creates Center of Excellence 120Water is expanding its capabilities beyond lead to include contaminants such as arsenic, Legionella (ASHRAE…
Jan 23 2020
Three cases of Legionnaires disease, two of them fatal, were reported at a retirement community in Carol Stream, Illinois. The cases have sprung up…
Jan 2 2020
The number of Legionnaires’ disease cases reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) increased more than eight fold…
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