Deadly Legionnaire’s disease outbreak stopped with the help of Xylem


When Legionnaire's disease broke out in Warsten, Germany, more than 150 people were infected and two people dies. Xylem was brought in to install a Wedeco ultraviolet disinfection system in the city's municipal wastewater treatment plant, which helped to end the outbreak by safely inactivating Legionella found in the wastewater treatment plant effluent.

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