Confined in a Barcelona hotel to open 1,400 new faucets every five days

Confined in a Barcelona hotel to open 1,400 new faucets every five days

International tourism

It’s called Daniel Ordóñez and is the director of engineering of the W hotel of Barcelona, which is managed by the Marriott chain. Due to the health crisis, Daniel has had to stay more than two months confined to the luxury hotel with one goal: to open the taps of the luxury establishment to prevent legionella.

“Every five days, Daniel Ordóñez opens to 1,400 taps in a beachfront hotel here in Barcelona”,headlined The New York Times recently.

“The hotel has been left as if it were in hibernation, and I’m checking that the machinery is right,” said Daniel, who explained that the protocol of opening the taps to prevent legionella. “It is a bacteria that is generated in the water when it remains stagnant,” says the director of engineering of the hotel.

The days that you don’t have to open the taps check the technical teams, and monitors the pool. Daniel the food is prepared in the kitchen of the hotel, go to the gym, and sleeps in a room on the 24th floor of the luxurious hotel, where you enjoy a privileged view of Barcelona, has declared the chain to Be.