Are swimming pools and spas safe?
There has been a lot in the press of late about legionella outbreaks and the risks of catching Legionnaires Disease. So, what can you do to avoid being subjected to this disease or what can you do to not catch it at all?
The bacterium Legionella pneumophila is commonly found in natural water sources such as rivers, and lakes but this is usually in very low numbers. The majority the bacteria is located in purpose-built water systems, such as cooling towers, evaporative condensers, hot and cold