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Stay Ahead of the Curve; The Power of Proactive Legionella Testing

Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. The bacteria are commonly found in natural water sources, such as lakes and rivers, but they can also grow in man-made water systems, including cooling towers, boilers, ice machines, hot tubs, and plumbing systems. When aerosolized, Legionella bacteria can cause serious respiratory illness, especially in people with weakened immune systems or pre-existing health conditions.

Given the potential health risks associated with Legionella bacteria, you should take proactive steps to test for and prevent Legionnaires' disease outbreaks. Here are four reasons IWC Innovations recommends why companies should be proactive in testing for Legionella:

The Importance of Ice Machine Filters

Ice is an integral part of our summers just as sunshine and beach days are. But did you know that...

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