ASU partners with local cities to test coronavirus levels in sewage water

May 4, 2020

A partnership between the city of Tempe and ASU first brought made that vision a reality two years ago when they created a monitoring network to examine health information that flowing in the sewer. Today its being used to monitor levels of COVID-19 in waste water.

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Inside Your World: Wastewater helping battle coronavirus pandemic

May 4, 2020

Coverage by WJLA of OWOH and ASU Biodesign’s efforts to battle Covid19 using WBE.

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Fighting Coronavirus/COVID-19 with Public Health Data

May 2, 2020

In an innovative partnership to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City of Tempe is working with scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute to study the city’s wastewater.

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Computational analysis of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 surveillance by wastewater-based epidemiology locally and globally: Feasibility, Economy, Opportunities and Challenges.

April 22, 2020

With the economic and practical limits of medical screening for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 coming sharply into focus worldwide, scientists are turning now to wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) as a potential tool for assessing and managing the pandemic. Dr. Rolf and Dr. Olga, examine the feasibility, economy, opportunities and challenges of enumerating active coronavirus infections locally and globally using WBE.

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OWOH and Sustainable Tempe worked on a collaborative project to raise awareness about the environment

 

 

 

OWOH answers related questions on Covid-19 asked to the American Chemical Society on Twitter.

 

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Tempe researchers turn to wastewater to track the spread of COVID-19.

April 14, 2020

“You can think of it like doppler radar,” Halden said. “So we are out there from 10,000 feet and surveying the health of the community.”

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ASU, UA researchers look for traces of COVID-19 in Tempe and Tucson wastewater

April 2, 2020

Arizona State University researchers in Tempe are looking for traces of COVID-19 in wastewater, which could serve as an early warning system of the virus’s spread in communities.

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OWOH – 2019 J.M.K. Innovation prize winner

November 14, 2019

Harnessing the trillion-dollar infrastructure of U.S. wastewater treatment plants, One Water One Health utilizes a technology called wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) to pinpoint harmful chemicals in communities across America and halt their environmental and human impacts.

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Environmental entrepreneurs receive national recognition

November 14, 2019

Identified as “a powerful new model for the environmental field,” Professor Rolf Halden’s One Water One Health, an environmental justice organization, launched at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University , has been selected by The J.M. Kaplan Fund to receive an award of $175,000 over the course of three years.

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