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  • Its also been used to track opioid use in a population. Its much more prevalent outside the US. I heard from an ASCE member Turkey is exploring using wastewater surveillance for Covid-19 tracking. There is a slew of research efforts going on in the US, EPA in Cincinnati, groups out of Arizona State and ...

  • Definitely not new. We've been doing similar things for years for diseases such as small pox, polio, SARS, etc. ------------------------------ Michael Devuono P.E., M.ASCE Senior Water Engineer Arcadis U.S., Inc. Philadelphia PA ------------------------------

  • https://www.wpri.com/news/local-news/south-county/sewage-testing-could-help-ri-pinpoint-future-spikes-in-covid-19/ Perhaps the best application for wastewater tracing of Covid-19, so far.  The isolation of Block Island makes it a perfect case study.  The virus was not detected until the July 4th holiday.  ...

  • This isn't a complete rollback.  Resources will not be depleted.  Consider the societal impacts of unreasonable and burdensome compliance.  We don't have limitless funds available. Just because many people think something is beneficial for the environment doesn't necessarily mean it is essential.  It ...

  • I am concerned for our environmental sector because of the lack of restrictions for environmental protection and enhancements. I recently started reading a book and in the near future, we will find it difficult to restore land and water on levels that are depleted. Vegetables grow on fertile soil and ...

  • If we truly accept and use sustainable design and sustainable industry practices, we would enhance the earth's ecosystems, and at the same time, improving the quality of life of the entire earth's population.  However, greed for money and power are the mantra today both on the left and on the right.  ...

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