Water Management Plans

Our Water Management Plans and preventative actions comply with the guidelines and directives established by government agencies such as the CDC, VA, and Department of Defense. They are also fully compliant with the standards set forth by ASHRAE Standard 188 and The Joint Commission.

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An Overview of LiquiTech Water Management Programs

LiquiTech water management plans (WMPs) help identify potential health hazards and inefficiencies in water systems that can contribute to unnecessary spread of disease, pose a significant threat to life safety, and hurt the facility’s bottom line. In creating a Legionella management plan, we map and document the critical control points unique to each facility, while documenting corrective actions and validating results.


  • Recognize the Risk

    Recognize the risk of Legionella and other bacteria that have a large impact on health and safety of guests, patients and employees

  • Safeguard

    Safeguard your company brand and image by reducing your liability and risk

  • Extend the Life

    Extend the life of your facility plumbing infrastructure and water-using equipment

  • Establish and Deliver

    Establish and deliver a dynamic roadmap that survives employee and vendor turnover

  • Deliver Successful Outcomes

    Deliver successful outcomes based on testing and risk analysis of your facility water

  • Recommend

    Recommend a Legionella management plan and other water disinfection solutions that are necessary to protect your water environment from point of entry to point of use

LiquiTech is known for solving the most difficult Legionella and other water quality challenges, delivering the most successful outcomes, and protecting the health and reducing the spread of Legionella risk for our clients. We have been partnering with facilities around the world to solve and prevent waterborne disease issues for over 25 years. LiquiTech has the best track record of solving these issues because we know more about the nature, risk factors and effective solutions than any other provider and will create a custom Legionella control plan based on each client’s specific circumstances.

“Constructing a Water Management Plan alone does not ensure the safety of a facility – it is the trained professionals and their partners’ educated monitoring that provides CMS-compliant success and security.”

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Chris Ebener
Director of Engineering | LiquiTech

A Legionella risk management plan created by LiquiTech and other preventative actions that we recommend comply with the guidelines and directives established by government agencies such as the CDC, VA, and Department of Defense. A Legionella prevention plan is also fully compliant with the standards set forth by ASHRAE Standard 188 and The Joint Commission.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is a Water Management Plan?

A Water Management Plan helps to identify the critical areas of concern within a facility’s water systems that can promote or harbor Legionella bacterial growth. The plan includes forming an accountable team, mapping the water systems, identifying critical control points, establishing monitoring procedures and identifying corrective actions to be taken if control criteria are not met.

Do we really need a water quality management plan for Legionella?

ASHRAE Standard 188P has placed a legal imperative on facility owners, operators and designers. The intent of the standard is to facilitate awareness of and testing for Legionella to prevent a proven public health threat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed the standard and gone beyond, to advocate regular testing in many cases. A Legionella prevention plan identifies all areas of potential risk for Legionella growth within a facility and will help to establish monitoring, control, and corrective action procedures to eliminate the likelihood of Legionella growth.

What are the steps to a Water Management Plan?

First, you need to establish the team that will execute these procedures. Next, you (or the company creating the plan for you) should create diagrams to map out your building’s water systems. On this map, identify any potential trouble spots where Legionella could take hold and spread. The next step is to determine which control measures to apply and how to implement and monitor them. You also need to establish any interventions that need to be utilized in the event control limits are not met. Throughout the process, it is crucial to document every step along the way for total transparency and communication.

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