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August 2020

Blue-Ribbon Panel: Coronavirus Risks Low for Wastewater Workers

  • 14 August 2020
  • ckearns

A panel of wastewater and public health experts has determined that occupational risk of COVID-19 infection for wastewater workers is low. The panel also found that standard wastewater treatment processes inactivate the virus and additional research should be conducted to further increase understanding of hazards and protections for personnel.