In the prevention and control of legionnaires disease (legionella) causing microbes, chlorine dioxide has taken an eminent roll. The specific characteristics of the disinfectant make sure ClO2 gets the job done where others fail.
Biofilm in the piping can protect legionella from most of the disinfectants.
Chlorine dioxide however removes the biofilm and kills the bacteria, spores and viruses.
Other advantages are:
Hot and cold water systems
The advantages in using chlorine dioxide with hot and cold water systems have already been shown at the descriptions on legionella. There are however more advantages:
Information on legionella in fountains is also available
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