The New York State Court of Claims has granted preliminary approval of a proposed $5 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed over a Cryptosporidium outbreak in a state water park, according to the Finger Lake Times. Outbreak affected 2,500 people The outbreak, filed by approximately 2,500 people, occurred at the Seneca Lake State Park spray park in 2005. Individuals included in the filing are those who became ill within 15 days of visiting the park, those who became ill within 15 days of being exposed to someone who fell ill, and those who have a legal obligation for the medical bills of a person in the first two categories. The outbreak caused the facility to shut down until it was able to install a new system. Same solution used for decades Cryptosporidium, a protozoan that is resistant to chlorine, continues to cause nightmares for commercial pool operators. The industry has been using chlorine for decades, and despite its inability to effectively kill crypto, pool operators are wary of transitioning away from the status quo. Until now, no technology has presented the ideal solution. Ozone and UV systems are expensive and still require high levels of chlorine for residual kill, while salt systems cause corrosion and don’t kill crypto. New technology kills crypto, providing new solution for commercial pools Clear Comfort’s AOP technology provides the solution commercial pool operators are looking for. The technology uses a two-stage sanitation process that sanitizes water on contact and residually, and effectively kills cryptosporidium, among other contaminants. In addition, the system eliminates or reduces the need for chlorine, providing a more enjoyable, healthier experience for patrons. Learn more about AOP Technology and why it is effective for killing cryptosporidium.
Cryptosporidium outbreak settlement of $5 million approved
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