A 30-year-old member asked:
can my home water heater also be a source of ldb contamination?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Denise Reeves answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: If the water heater heats water to less than 140 degrees, ldb could grow. It is more common to have the bacteria grow in a humidifier or fountain, or in an industrial cooling tower.
Answered on Jul 13, 2013
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