Legionella Water Testing & Legionnaires’ Disease
Legionella bacteria is found in natural environments including ponds, rivers and lakes and causes Legionnaires Disease. Legionella can also be supplied in small amounts within the mains water supply where it can multiple within hours in your hot and cold water systems.
Legionella may grow in ANY water systems for a range of simple reasons such as stagnation, poor temperatures, lack of management and nutrients. These conditions in combination of the creation of water droplets (aerosols) where people using or within the area of these services may be at risk.