Comprehensive treatment concept for Legionella control

Comprehensive treatment concept for Legionella control.

Legionella is a gram negative bacteria responsible of different type of humans illness. One of this illness is Legionnaires disease, atypical pneumonia which signs and symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, high fever, muscle pains, and headaches. This often begins two to ten days after being exposed to an aerosol that contains the bacteria. The bacterium is found naturally in fresh water and if this water is not treated correctly before to enter in the industrial systems can contaminate hot water tanks, hot tubs, and cooling towers of large air conditioners.

Untreated and no surveillance systems with biofilm, corrosion and fouling are the perfect environment for growth of Legionella. Also warm water, like showers and fountains can be an especially favorable environment for Legionella. For these reasons it is highly recommended to treat hot water systems.

Kurita with a  long experience in treating the systems against Legionella can provide products and professional advice:

  • Comprehensive treatments combining biocides and biodispersants to effectively control biofilm growth.
  • Specific biocides treatment for drinking water, which is especially recommended against microbiological and Legionella growth.

Dilurit® BC S-System: our innovative oxidizing in-situ system is high effective against Legionella. According to DIN EN 13623 our Dilurit® BC S-System fulfilled all requirements.

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Why choose Kurita?

We as Kurita provide a comprehensive treatment concept for Legionella control including risk analyses and training according to VDI and 42. BImSchV.

Our professional team supports you with in house training and assessment for risk analyses according to hygienic and technical aspects.

Do you need support? Our qualified experts will be glad to advice you personally and individually.