Legionella control

Cooling towers and water systems must be managed safely to prevent the growth and transmission of Legionella bacteria. Poorly maintained systems may cause Legionnaires’ disease, a serious and potentially life-threatening condition.

In WA cooling towers, air-handling and water systems must comply with the:

Legionnaires' Disease

Cooling towers and water systems

Legionnaires' Disease outbreak investigation

Legionella and garden soils

Last reviewed: 01-10-2020
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Environmental Health Directorate