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American Chemistry Council Releases Brief on Managing Legionella with Chlorine Products

The American Chemistry Council has released a new document, Legionella Management in Building Water Systems: The Role of Chlorine Products. The brief highlights Legionella management approaches emphasizing chlorine products and Copper/Silver and is aimed at helping building managers with a practical understanding of what the major mitigation choices are and some of the selection factors to consider when dealing with mitigation contractors. It includes an assessment of pros and cons for each technique: free chlorine, chloramine (monochloramine, also called combined chlorine), chlorine dioxide, and copper-silver ionization (CSI).