Mycometer invite our customers to visit us at the Danish Pavillion at Aquatech November 3- 6 Hall/stand No. 07.245. We have news on Legionella Risk Assesment and new technology developments.
Healthcare Facilities in Puerto Rico and CMS Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risks
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a survey and certification memo last June stating requirements for healthcare facilities to develop and adhere to ASHRAE-compliant water management programs. These programs are meant to reduce the risk for Legionella and other bacterial and fungal pathogens associated with water systems. Exposure to Legionella sources in healthcare environments is a particularly serious concern as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that...
Puerto Rico’s Legionella Experts Help to Keep Cruise Ships and Other Vessels Safe for Passengers and Crew
The islands of Puerto Rico have a rich maritime history. Since its founding over 500 years ago by Spanish explorers, islanders and visitors have relied on ships and other vessels to move goods, people and provide for recreation. Today, there are a number of major ports that handle freight, cargo and the many cruise ships that either call Puerto Rico home or have it as a major stop on their cruising itinerary. All of this activity equates to millions of passengers and sailors passing through these ports each...
Prevention of legionella - Certified chlorine dioxide system Bello Zon
The Flemish Ministry of Health only permits approved disinfectants and disinfection processes for protection against legionella. Chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon® have been certified for this since the beginning of 2018. Water quality in accordance with the EU directive The high quality standards for potable water in recent decades have been consistently further developed and implemented in Belgium. Belgian water quality always corresponds to the directives defined by the European Union. Belgian potable...
ENEXIO SANIPACKING® fills reduce the risk of legionellae in wet cooling towers with open circuits
Antimicrobial additive in the synthetic material Prevention of cell growth and of proliferation of bacteria Inhibition of the legionellae pneumophilia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa ENEXIO SANIPACKING® fills and drift eliminators reliably prevent the growth of bacteria and therefore contribute toward minimizing the risk of legionella infections. A synthetic material especially developed for application in wet cooling towers enables these benefits. This material, provided with additives, inhibits cell growth...
Rapid Testing of Legionella in hot and cold water systems
In the draft technical guidance on the control of Legionella in hot and cold water systems -part 2 of HSG274, the ACOP L8 team has allowed a role for rapid testing in Legionella control and management. This is consistent with the position that the role of rapid testing techniques in Legionella management, is decided on the basis of a risk assessment and a management plan. The technical guidance covers a range of monitoring situations and opens the possibility of using alternative testing methodologies with all...