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28 08, 2017

Where does legionella grow?

By | 2017-09-04T09:44:21+00:00 augustus 28th, 2017|Categories: Legionella breeding ground|0 Comments

Legionella growth need the 3 requirements (temperature, oxygen and food). But still there are places in the installation where legionella grow fast: Tanks, plastic pipework, spa’s / wellness, stagnant water, cooling towers and large/complicated drinking water installations. Legionella contamination can only occur by breathing in aerosols (shower, cooling towers or jacuzzi) or by choking water

28 08, 2017

Water Temperature Legionella

By | 2017-09-04T09:51:09+00:00 augustus 28th, 2017|Categories: Legionella breeding ground|0 Comments

Water temperature plays an important role for bacteria growth in general and legionella growth specially. There is no need to make an argument whether the water temperature within the UAE or GCC area is high. So most of the cold water temperatures are between 25-45 ºC and supports an ideal water temperature situation for legionella