What is Legionella?

When hearing the word Legionella, many Dutch people still think back to the Legionella disaster (25 February 1999) at the Flora in Bovenkarspel, West Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands. 32 people died back then from the consequences of a Legionella infection. On the website of the Veterans’ Disease Foundation, you can find all about…

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Dutch drinking water guideline established in EU drinking water directive

A drinking water directive containing quality requirements is essential to guarantee safe drinking water. This drinking water directive is laid down in the European Drinking Water Directive. An initiative of the European Parliament. In 2014, the European Commission announced an update to the 20 year old and outdated drinking water directive. This update of the EU…

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