New research is raising questions about what role the water system in Flint, MI, played in a major outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease…..Experts say the findings “suggest that Legionella thrived throughout the Flint water system, making it the real culprit in Legionnaires’ deaths and illnesses in 2014 and 2015,” the report said.
As of February 16, 2017, CDG Environmental’s Solution 3000 (storage chlorine dioxide solution) has been listed with NSF in ANSI 60 as a biocide for reverse osmosis membranes
Iconic Environmental Advocate Wants Better Strategies for Controlling Legionnaires’ Diesease Outbreaks
During an event in Albany last week, the Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease and the Allergy & Asthma Network joined iconic environmental advocate Erin Brockovich, who warned of a public water “crisis” if state and New York City health regulators don’t re-think their strategies for dealing with the issue.
The incidence of Legionella and Acanthamoeba was correlated to microbial indicator analysis and physico-chemical characteristics of rainwater harvested from catchment areas constructed from galvanized zinc, Chromadek®, and asbestos, respectively.
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CDG Environmental has issued a revised Users Manual for solution 3000 storage-sable ready-to-use chlorine dioxide solution. This manual contains guidelines and advice for equipment, piping, containment and safety issues relating to CDG Solution 3000.
A test system supplied with different types of warm drinking water without disinfectant under controlled hydraulic conditions showed that treated aerobic groundwater (0.3 mg C per liter of organic carbon) induced a low biofilm concentration that supported no or very limited growth of L. pneumophila.