The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requesting information on effective means of implementing Water Management Programs (WMPs) intended to reduce the growth and transmission of Legionella and other opportunistic pathogens in building water systems.   The request references ASHAE 188-2015 and the CDC Toolkit, and identifies 11 specific topics on which the CDC requests input. 

Here is the link to Docket No. CDC-2017-0069:  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=CDC-2017-0069-0001

Comments can be entered using the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov (Docket No. CDC-2017-0069) – comments are due by 17 Oct 2017.

Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI) - Incorporated in 1993, ASI is a nationally recognized, full service environmental microbiology laboratory and has been CDC ELITE certifed since 2009 (the first year of the ELITE program).  ASI is also NYS-DOH-ELAP certified for Legionella (Lab #12021 for ISO11731).  ASI provides reliable, defensible Legionella data to clients throughout the U.S. for regulatory compliance or as part of ASHRAE 188-2015 water safety plans. 

 Located in Williston, Vermont, ASI is part of the Institute for Environmental Health (IEH) Laboratory and Consulting Group, with corporate headquarters in Lake Forest Park, WA.