Occurrence and Control of Legionella in Recycled Water Systems

  title={Occurrence and Control of Legionella in Recycled Water Systems},
  author={Patrick K. Jjemba and William G. Johnson and Zia Bukhari and Mark W Lechevallier and Lawrence S Young},
Legionella pneumophila is on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Candidate Contaminant list (CCL) as an important pathogen. It is commonly encountered in recycled water and is typically associated with amoeba, notably Naegleria fowleri (also on the CCL) and Acanthamoeba sp. No legionellosis outbreak has been linked to recycled water and it is important for the industry to proactively keep things that way. A review was conducted examine the occurrence of Legionella and its… CONTINUE READING
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