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Keeping Communities Safe With Environmental Testing

Environmental testing can equip the public health system with better means to monitor and curb the spread of infectious diseases.

Waste Not, Want Not: Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variants In Wastewater

To better track SARS-CoV-2 variants, scientists have developed a quicker, cheaper method for detecting the virus in wastewater. Here's how they did it.

Removing Two Pollutants With One Bacteria

A new strain of bacteria that can remove both nitrogen and phosphorus from sewage could reduce the electricity consumption of treatment plants by over 60 percent.

Tracking COVID-19 Through Wastewater

Researchers have suggested tracking the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater to monitor the spread of COVID-19 in communities.