Understanding And Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease

The Legionella bacteria was named after an outbreak in 1976 at the American Legion Convention that lead to 221 cases of illness and 34 deaths. The legionella bacteria can cause the serious respiratory disease, Legionellosis, or what is commonly referred to as,...

Increasing the Effectiveness Of A Water Treatment Program

The goal of a good water treatment program should be to ensure that the water has constant contact with heat exchange surfaces and is free of biological fouling. Biological growth, scale deposition, and corrosion can force equipment to work harder because of reduced...