Legionella Control and Warm Water Systems (WWS)

Legionella Control

The following information is provided to owners and operators responsible for the control of Legionella in manufactured water systems particularly: Cooling Water Systems, and Warm Water Systems.

High Risk Manufactured Water Systems must be operated and maintained in accordance with the following:
Public and Environmental Health (Legionella) Regulations 2008
Australian and New Zealand Standards (AS/NZS 3666)
Guidelines for the Control of Legionella

Australian Standards can be purchased on-line from Standards Australia or locally at Standards and Technical Publications, 45D Sussex Terrace, Hawthorn SA 5062.

A summary of new laws applying to the operation of High Risk Manufactured Water Systems is provided below.

Effective 1 October 2008

Before 1 April 2009

Before 1 October 2009

You can download registration forms from Public Health SA or contact Light Regional Council's Environmental Health Officer on 8525 3200

Fact sheets

Light Regional Council
93 Main Street (PO Box 72)
Kapunda SA 5373
Tel: (08) 8525 3200 | Fax: (08) 8566 3262