The U.S. EPA announced that it will rescind a recently-introduced policy that allowed companies throughout the country to forgo pollution monitoring. Introduced in March 2020, the agency enacted the measure to reduce the burden these companies shoulder as the novel coronavirus spread around the world.
Today, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced that, pending contract negotiations, Trussell Technologies will lead Interlaboratory and Methods Assessment of the SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Signal in Wastewater (project 5089).
In July 2020, the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology announced a standardised UK system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater, to provide an early warning of future outbreaks, reducing the reliance of testing large populations.
Bath scientists will work with a UK-wide team to develop a standardised system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater, in order to provide an early warning of future outbreaks and reduce reliance on costly testing of large populations.
During its regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) Board unanimously approved the fiscal year (FY) 2020-21 and 2021-22 biennial budget.
Leisure and tourism businesses with onsite wastewater treatment plants are being offered guidance to ensure equipment is powered back up safely, as lockdown restrictions ease and premises begin to reopen doors.