Tag: public safety

Legionnaire’s Disease: Making Building Water Systems Safer through Regulation

ASHRAE’s published Standard 188 provides minimum Legionnellosis risk management for building water systems. But governments don’t need to wait until an outbreak occurs to act. This is why we’re asking you, the chapters, to get involved by encouraging municipal, state and federal governments to adopt Standard 188 now. But how

Cryptosporidium, Cryptosporidiosis, Crypto – Avoid it this summer!

Cryptosporidium, Cryptosporidiosis, Crypto – Avoid it this summer!

Cryptosporidium, let’s call it Crypto for short, is one of the most common RWIs (recreational water illness) causing symptoms like diarrhea. In public pools in the United States we use chemicals like chlorine to kill germs and protect our health but super bugs like Crypto can survive for days in