Wastewater Based Epidemiology Studies for the Coronavirus: Part 2 – National Data

By Ian Pepper, University of Arizona & WEST Center

Background: In Part 1, we described the concept of measuring Coronavirus concentrations in sewage as a leading indicator of the pandemic. Researchers at WEST have now been accepting and analyzing sewage samples from all over the U.S. including Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. The time frame for sampling has been from early March 2020 to June 2020, allowing for trends to be discerned when multiple samples over time have been analyzed. 

Coronavirus - I

By Sally Brown, University of Washington

Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.

COVID-19 Update

As COVID-19 continues to take its toll on our local and global communities, we want to give gratitude to those in front line services that include those continuing to ensure clean water, wastewater treatment and biosolids management continue. On behalf of Northwest Biosolids, please continue to stay informed and most importantly, stay safe and healthy.