Legionella Update: 11-10-20 Letter from Superintendent

Attached is the November 10, 2020 letter from the Superintendent concerning results from the Legionella water testing. 

 

Remediation was completed and re-tests conducted at both buildings.  The water re-tests found no Legionella in the water at Acmetonia; however, several places at the high school still tested with amounts of Legionalla.  Additional informaiton

Acmetonia Elementary School Retest results

Springdale Jr-Sr Hihg School Retest results

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October 22, 2020 Information:  Letter from the Superintendent

Tests were completed in both the Acmetonia Elementary School and Springdale Jr-Sr High School. The water tests found elevated levels of legionella in the water at various sink locations in both schools. Legionella is a type of bacterium found naturally in freshwater environments and can grow when buildings are dormant for an extended period of time.

Acmetonia Elementary School Test results

Springdale Jr-Sr High School Test Results

Allegheny County Health Department Information

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