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Considering the recent Legionnaires' Disease topic in the news do you consider there is a risk to gardeners by keeping water barrels in gardens. I have a total of 8 x 200ltr barrels all linked together and its my only source of piped water.



Apparently the organism can only thrive in water temperature 25 - 45 deg C

14 Jun, 2010


If you mean the item about screen wash necessary for cars to avoid legionnaires, it grows in there because of the heat from the engine - as Dido says, it needs good temperatures in order to multiply.

14 Jun, 2010

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