Legionella bacteria have been found in Ottawa, Canada in the domestic hot water supply of Place du Centre as well as the cooling tower at 30 Victoria St. The water systems of each building were immediately shut down. The hot water system is set to stay off for approximately two to three more weeks.
These discoveries occurred just one month after the bacteria were discovered the Place du Portage, a government complex in Gatineau.
According to the Public Works and Government Services Canada, the cooling tower is said to now be clear of bacteria.
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