Cutting the risk of Legionnaires’ disease from shuttered water systems


By Jay Whiteside

The continued growth of Legionnaires’ disease is the result of the lack of a water management plan and other factors such as:

  • Environmental: Aging population; aging water infrastructure; extreme weather fluctuations; heavily populated regional concentrations (i.e., mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes); new energy conservation measures in buildings.
  • Epidemiological: Underreported; misdiagnosed; mistaken.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s August/September 2020 issue:

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