Virtual International Water Research Summit on Environmental Surveillance of COVID-19 Indicators in Sewersheds – Opening Session
Date: April 27, 2020
Research teams around the world are currently exploring the potential utility of environmental surveillance of indicators of COVID-19 in sewersheds for identifying the presence of COVID-19 cases in communities. The Virtual International Water Research Summit on Environmental Surveillance of COVID-19 Indicators in Sewersheds will convene a select group of world-renowned researchers and water leaders to further advance this work and accelerate progress toward informing community health decision making.
During the public Opening Session, presenters from both the scientific and water sectors will provide a snapshot of the current state of knowledge on wastewater sampling, molecular genetics tools, use of indicator concentrations to estimate disease prevalence, and how to communicate this information to stakeholders.