Sens Solutions, wins Ecoemprendedor XXI

SensSolutions has developed a sensor that allows online analysis of the level of bacteria and pathogens in the water, as well as checks in real time and without the need to extract samples and perform chemical tests. This prototype combines several sensors that analyze different parameters of water, both microbiological and chemical, such as chlorine, pH or legionella, among others. Its most remarkable innovation is that the sensors are self-calibrated, so it is not necessary Read more…

Climate change increases risk of Legionnaires Disease

Remember back when Legionnaires’ Disease outbreaks were believed to be mostly associated with poorly maintained, unhygienic building air conditioners? According to Dr David Fisman of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the real culprit might be climate change. As reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease climb in the United States — there have been three major outbreaks in the news this summer — researchers say the increase could be partly a result of climate change. Read more…