Tim Keane Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Legionella Risk Management, Inc.
  • Phone: 1(215) 996-1805
  • Website: legionellae.org/

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Environmental Engineering

Keywords/Search Terms:

Legionella, Spa, Outbreak Management, Legionnaires' disease, Hot Tubs, Ornamental Fountains, Waterborne Pathogens, Potable Water, Cooling Towers, Outbreak response, Litigation Support


BS Marine Engineering, US Merchant Marine Academy

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Tim Keane is recognized nationally and internationally as a Leading Expert on methods to Control, Mitigate and Assess the Risk for Legionella in building and industrial water systems as well as standards of care needed for control of Legionella in water systems. He has published articles and books on the subject and has co-written regulatory documents including the 2018 and the 2015 ASHRAE Standard 188 titled: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, ASHRAE Guideline 12 titled: Managing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, 2005 Guidelines for Ornamental Fountains and the 2000 ASHE Advisory. Mr Keane has over 24 years experience in Legionella consulting, 14 years experience in water treatment consulting and over 10 years experience in facility design, construction and operation. Legionella Risk Management, Inc. provides consulting services for Effective Engineering Solutions to Engineering System Pathogens including; outbreak investigation, root cause analysis, control and remediation of legionella from water systems in commercial buildings, healthcare and industrial facilities and compliance with Standards of Care. We provide Litigation Support in these areas.