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Title: Section 4-1.6 - Notification

Effective Date


4-1.6 Notification.

(a) The owner of a cooling tower shall notify the local health department within 24 hours of receipt of a Legionella culture sample result that exceeds 1,000 colony forming units per milliliter (CFU/mL). The local health department shall notify the state department of health with 24 hours of receipt of such a report.

(b) The owner shall notify the public of such test results in a manner determined by the local health department or, in the event that the department elects to determine the manner of public notification, by the department.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, section 225(5)(a)


VOLUME A (Title 10)