WIF Webinar: Tracking Covid-19 in Wastewater

Date: 15th April 2021

Location: Online - Zoom

Time: 11:30-13:00 (BST)

Join us for this 90 min briefing webinar on the current state of research into the use of wastewater to track Covid-19, and some of the applications of that research.

The webinar will cover:

- What’s the problem and how can monitoring wastewater help?

- The science behind the detection of COVID-19 in wastewater

- The National COVID-19 Wastewater Epidemiology Surveillance Programme

- An overview of the research undertaken to date & currently being undertaken

- The impact of COVID-19 on surface waters

- The process and practicalities of sampling for Covid-19 in wastewater

- Covid-19 wastewater monitoring in the private sector

- Near-source tracking of Covid-19

- Risks associated with Covid-19 in wastewater

 

Speakers:

Andrew Singer, Senior Scientist, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Richard Ogden, Lead Environmental Scientist, GHD

Dr Jo Burgess, Senior Technology Consultant, Isle Utilities

James Lemon, Principal Consultant, Arcadis

Kevin Hogan, Principal Engineer, Arcadis US

The webinar will conclude with an opportunity to submit questions to the speakers.

AGENDA

Please click here for pdf version of agenda

COST

WIF Members & Partners - FREE

Non-Members - £30 + VAT

 

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