Legionella—Quick facts

Legionella—Quick facts (PDF, 1.5MB)

Get to understand Legionella

Get to know how Public Services and Procurement Canada controls Legionella

MD 15161, Control of Legionella in Mechanicals Systems—Legionella Management Communications and Actions Protocol.

PSPC has a rigorous program to control the growth of Legionella in its building water systems.

Here’s how we do it

Five steps:

Cooling towers are heat exchanger systems that discharge building heat to the outdoors. They are not connected to the building’s ventilation air.

For more information about Legionella, visit Control of Legionella bacteria in the Public Services and Procurement Canada real property portfolio.

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