Jacksonville Correctional Center Finds Legionella In Water System – WLDS

Jacksonville Correctional Center is paying close attention to its water this morning.

WICS Newschannel 20 reports that Legionella was found in one of the prison’s main water sources on Monday.

According to the Illinois Department of Justice, there are currently no positive cases of Legionnaires’ disease in prison.

According to WICS, the work teams flushed the affected pipes and increased the temperature of the water heater to 140 degrees, as recommended.

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