Legionnaires Disease | FAQ


What can I do to make my home less conducive to Legionella contamination?

The plumbing system (via showers and faucets), whirlpool spas and bathtubs, and humidifiers present a potential risk of legionellae exposure in homes. A number of measures can be taken to minimize legionellae growth. The long list of risk reduction options for homes cannot be covered in this brief FAQ. For more information, see Protect Yourself from Legionnaires’ Disease: the waterborne illness that continues to kill and harm.

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