The coronavirus could turn sewage surveillance into a mainstream public health practice.
More than 16 months after a sewage flood wrecked their homes, some South Ozone Park residents say they’re still waiting for help from the city.
New York City accepted responsibility for a collapsed pipe that flooded 127 homes in Queens in 2019, but it has been slow to pay homeowners.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about an alcohol operation in a wastewater treatment plant in Rainsville, Ala. A 15-year city employee was arrested and charged.
The city’s sewers, known for alligator tales and other lore, are routinely tested for traces of the coronavirus.
The city’s underground pungent waterways, known for alligator tales and other lore, are routinely tested for traces of the coronavirus.
Two former workers claim New York Waterway fouled the river with unfiltered waste from boats’ toilets. The firm denies the allegations.
The failure to control the coronavirus pandemic has been a failure of real-time health data. Sewage surveillance could help fill in those gaps.
Universities are pioneering technology that could help society combat the pandemic.
Scientists not involved in the study seriously doubt the findings, which challenge the current consensus on where and when the virus originated.
Magical thinking won’t protect us.
In Pakistan, descendants of lower-caste Hindus who converted to Christianity centuries ago still find themselves marginalized, relegated to dirty jobs and grim fates.
Wastewater could provide early, painless and localized data about the rise or fall of coronavirus levels.
In a 6-to-3 ruling, the court rejected arguments by a county in Hawaii and the Trump administration that only pollution discharged directly into navigable waters requires permits.