Resource Library

Soil Health

Jun 26, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Soil health and sustainability:…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - June 2020

Jun 26, 2020
COVID-19 Surveillance Recommendations The Water Research Foundation recently released "Wastewater Surveillance of the COVID-19 Genetic Signal in Sewersheds: Recommendations from Global Experts." The…
Research Short Story

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

Jun 26, 2020
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.…
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight

Jun 26, 2020
Racial equity in wastewater and biosolids We are in a pandemic. A pandemic that has impacted all of us, but one which is disproportionally impacting indigenous and people of color, especially black…
Resource Library

Benefits of Biosolids - Benefits of Research

May 29, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Greener gas?  Impact of…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - May 2020

May 29, 2020
COVID-19 News & Resources Water Environment Federation Residuals & Biosolids Issues Concerning COVID-19 Virus Central States WEA Biosolids & COVID-19 Fact Sheet Consumer Reports…
Research Short Story

Wastewater Based Epidemiology Studies for the Coronavirus: Part 1 – Plans

May 29, 2020
By Ian Pepper, University of Arizona & WEST Center Background: Wastewater Based Epidemiology (WBE) is a rapidly expanding new discipline formerly known as Sewage Surveillance. The concept behind…
Member Spotlight

Leadership Spotlight Series

May 29, 2020
If you had asked then-college student, Brady Linden where he thought he would be after graduation, his response likely would not have included the words “wastewater”, “sewer,” or “biosolids.”  Brady…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - April 2020

Apr 28, 2020
New Washington State Compost Rule By Ashley Mihle, King County & Northwest Biosolids Outreach Committee Chair
Washington State recently enacted a bill, HB 2713, that requires local…
Research Short Story

Biosolids for Forestry Fertilization

Apr 28, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Drawdown provides solutions that will help us reduce (drawdown) the concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere.  Biosolids didn’t make the list of solutions.  …