Coronavirus Safety

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Wastewater Worker Safety

"The scientific community has found no evidence of viable COVID-19 virus in wastewater systems. While there is still a lot we don't know, it appears contracting COVID-19 through exposure to wastewater is unlikely."
- WEF Update 5/19/20

OSHA Guidance on COVID-19 and Wastewater Treatment Professionals

February 29, 2020

WEF Field Guide to COVID-19 > Wastewater Treatment and COVID-19 Coronaviruses are susceptible to the same disinfection conditions in the …

WEF Q&A on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

February 29, 2020

WEF Field Guide to COVID-19 >     How to avoid Coronavirus? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

WEF Video: Updates on Novel Coronavirus for Water Professionals

February 29, 2020

WEF Field Guide to COVID-19 > View recorded webinar > This webcast aired on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2:30 …

WEF Podcast: Coronavirus and Water Treatment

February 25, 2020

Open the Words on Water webpage to play the podcast > March 2, 2020 Dr. Rasha Maal-Bared is Senior Microbiologist …

WEF Monitoring Impacts of Coronavirus

February 24, 2020

View CWEA’s round-up of Coronavirus (COVID-19) worker safety information here > Message from WEF President, Jacqueline A. Jarrell, P.E. and  …

Disclaimer: The information posted here is a summary of current knowledge about this emerging viral pathogen. The state of knowledge will evolve as additional investigation and research is conducted, so continuous review of reputable sources and websites is advised.