Cooling Towers / Legionella Protection

Protection Against Legionella - Subpart 4-1 is a regulation that was passed in July 2016 replacing emergency regulations passed in August 2015. All owners of cooling towers in NY State are required to:

  • Sample
  • Maintain
  • Register
  • Disinfect
  • Notify the local health department and the public of elevated levels of legionella

The information is primary for:

  • Cooling tower owners, operators, water treatment consultants and inspectors (Subpart 4-1)
  • Operators of all general hospitals and residential health care facilities (Subpart 4-2)