Speakers Announced for Virtual International Water Research Summit on Environmental Surveillance of COVID-19 Indicators in Sewersheds

Apr 24, 2020

Today, The Water Research Foundation announced the presenters for the Opening Session of the Virtual International Water Research Summit on Environmental Surveillance of COVID-19 Indicators in Sewersheds. This international cohort of presenters, which includes professionals from the public health, academic, and water sectors, will offer diverse insights on the current state of knowledge on environmental surveillance of sewersheds, including wastewater sampling, molecular genetics tools, interpretation of results, and communication of this information to stakeholders.

 

Moderator:

Christobel Ferguson, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, The Water Research Foundation

 

Opening Session:

Peter Grevatt, PhD, The Water Research Foundation
Dan Gerrity, PhD, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Chuck Gerba, PhD, University of Arizona
Scott Meschke, JD, University of Washington
Krista Wigginton, PhD, University of Michigan
Gertjan Medema, PhD, KWR Water Research Institute in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Doug Yoder, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer
Jim McQuarrie, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
Dan Deere, PhD, Water Futures Australia

 

Register for the Opening Session, April 27, 3-5 PM EDT

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