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 aim of this report is to present guidance on sampling standards, results interpretation and methods for tracking COVID-19. 

U.S. Biosolids Program Welcomes New Staff

The National Biosolids Program has recently welcomed Elyssa Arnold to lead efforts on assessing pollutants found in biosolids, which is a top priority for the EPA Biosolids Program. Elyssa worked in the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs for 9 years and was the Team Lead in the Environmental Fate and Effects Division that conducted ecological risk assessments and human health drinking water exposure assessments for pesticides. Welcome to the Biosolids Program Elyssa!