Virtual Congressional Briefing on Environmental Surveillance of the Genetic Fingerprint of COVID-19 in Sewersheds


The Water Research Foundation and leading scientific and water sector experts presented the current state of knowledge on environmental surveillance of COVID-19 indicators in sewersheds. This environmental surveillance tool holds great promise for helping to inform prevalence of COVID-19 in communities. The virtual briefing included successful case examples and near-term research priorities for accelerating progress of this important work.

Peter Grevatt, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
The Water Research Foundation

Daniel Gerrity, PhD
Principal Research Scientist
Southern Nevada Water Authority

Jim Pletl, PhD
Director of Water Quality
Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Ken Williamson, PhD
Research and Innovation Director
Clean Water Services

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