As buildings, such as schools reopen, we will see an increase in the incidence of Legionella pneumophila SG 1, the organism responsible for legionnaires disease. Birmingham public schools has found this to be far real.
Once established legionella is difficult to eliminate often taking several remediation cycles to eliminate.
Birmingham public schools is finding out just how difficult legionella eradication can be.
On Site Legionella Testing can help. Testing for legionella on site, shrinks the time needed to get results from weeks to minutes allowing for corrective actions to be implemented far faster. This faster ability to get results allows for cost savings as well.