Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’
Webinar: COVID-19: Significance and impact of the pandemic for the water sector
As a result of the current coronavirus pandemic and the necessity to better understand, monitor and respond to the situation, Prof. Rosina Girones, Research Group Leader at the University of Barcelona, and Prof. Gertjan Medema, Principle Microbiologist at KWR, will share insights on the current research and outlook for the …Continue reading »
Summary of the Watershare Webinar on COVID-19 in the water sector
Thank you to all 887 people who joined us for the webinar and to our two experts on the topic. This was an extraordinary webinar on an important topic, and together the team at KWR was able to prepare and deliver successfully within 5 days!
Thank you to all who …Continue reading »
The EU PathoCERT project aims to develop Emergency Response Technologies for Pathogen Contamination
Twenty-two partners from across Europe and Korea have joined forces in a H2020 European project with the overall objective to strengthen the coordination capability of the first responders in handling waterborne pathogen contamination events.
The project aims to identify waterborne pathogen challenges and assess how are they affecting the first …Continue reading »
The WRC National COVID-19 Water and Sanitation surveillance programme
Still in the of throes of confronting the current global health crisis, international effort is centered around curbing the transmission and spread of the coronavirus. This virus has emerged at the top of the list in the May 2020 Global burden of disease study, surpassing Malaria when reviewing global deaths …Continue reading »
Upcoming COVID19 webinars
Watershare is organising 3 webinars in the coming weeks on the topic of COVID19 and sewage surveillance, with expertise and local practices shared by our international members from South Africa, Argentina and Oman.
Read more about the webinars below, registration coming soon – stay tuned!COVID19: Where are we now…Continue reading »
Watershare Webinars – Sept-October 2020 – COVID19
This week, Watershare hosted 3 webinars focusing on sewage surveillance from three different regions of the globe; Latin America, the Middle East and Southern Africa.1. COVID19: Where are we now and how utilities can move beyond the coronavirus – A Latin America Focus
During this webinar, Alejandro Barrio, Director …Continue reading »
SETAC 2021 (online) – Session on The role of sewage surveillance in living with Covid-19: from wastewater data to public health decisions
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, sewage surveillance to monitor the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 at the population level has been implemented in an increasing number of countries and cities across the globe.
In this dedicated session we will discuss topics such a:the development and/or implementation of new analytical techniques for the…Continue reading »
Summary of 2nd Watershare Strategic Meeting on Sewage Surveillance COVID19
During the 2nd Strategic Meeting hosted on October 21st, 2020, Watershare members came together to discuss the latest research and insights on sewage surveillance from across the globe and to plan for the future beyond the pandemic.Part 1:
Eau de Paris and KTH Sweden shared their insights and latest …Continue reading »
Infographic COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance in South African communities
WRC is pleased to share its latest infographic presenting a compendium of various studies in a report titled, “A Compendium of emerging South African testing methodologies for detecting of SARS-COV 2 RNA in wastewater surveillance”. The studies emanate from contributions made by several research initiatives, individuals, academics, and practitioners in …Continue reading »
Sewage Surveillance: Variants and Sharing Data with Public Health Authorities
During the 3rd Strategic Meeting on Sewage Surveillance, over 30 Watershare members and invited guests discussed updates from across the globe, the latest on variants monitoring and translating data for public health authorities.
In the first part of the meeting, we heard from Prof. Gertjan Medema, KWR, who updated participants …Continue reading »