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…
Dec 20 2019
Federal Budget Supports Great Lakes, Clean Water Funding Great Lakes restoration and clean water programs received support in the final federal…
Legionella Conference 2019 attracted 360 international attendees from public health agencies, water utilities, water industry organizations, regulatory bodies and academia.
Legionella Conference 2019 attracted 360 international attendees from public health agencies, water utilities, water industry organizations, regulatory bodies and academia.
Oct 1 2019
Read a blog from the WQP editorial team on Legionella risks in an Illinois veterans' home. NSF Intl. and the National Environmental Health Assn…
Sep 16 2019
A retirement facility in Batavia, Ill., has reported 12 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease. The facility, Covenant Living, is working with…
Aug 26 2019
Water infrastructure and design vary based on the needs of those using it. For instance, in a highly populated urban city such as New York City, the…
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’…
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