Legionnaires’ disease: sampling of household water systems

Information for people with Legionnaires’ disease about the sampling of water systems in their homes.


Legionnaires’ disease: information on sampling of household water systems for householders

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This leaflet provides general information for people who are diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease and are offered sampling of their household water system, as part of an environmental investigation.

This leaflet explains what legionella is, and if sampling is offered, how this might be undertaken.

Published 5 October 2016