If you own or operate a cooling tower in New York City, hopefully you are past the point of asking the question: What is legionella? You should already be aware that you had to have your Cooling Tower Maintenance Plan on-site as of March 1st, 2016. You may not be aware that, as of April 7th, 2016, New York City has adopted a new Chapter 8 to Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York and it gives very specific requirements that you need to fulfill in order to comply with Local Law 77 of 2015. The new Chapter 8 (Cooling Towers) has an Effective Date of May 9th, 2016 and the penalties for non-compliance are significant. Raphael™ can help you come into compliance with these regulations.