Wastewater and Septic System Management for the COVID-19 Virus: Frequently Asked Questions
The virus that causes COVID-19
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Lusk, Mary. 2020. “Wastewater and Septic System Management for the COVID-19 Virus: Frequently Asked Questions”. EDIS 2020 (5). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ss692-2020.

Abstract

This new 3-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Soil and Water Sciences answers common questions about the potential role of wastewater and septic systems in transmission of COVID-19. It is intended as guidance for the general public. Written by Mary G. Lusk. 
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss692

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ss692-2020
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References

Lusk, M. G., G. S. Toor, and T. Obreza. 2011a. Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems: Bacteria and Protozoa. SL350. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss552.

Lusk, M. G., G. S. Toor, and T. Obreza. 2011b. Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems: Viruses. SL351. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss553.

US EPA. 2020. “Can I Get COVID-19 from Wastewater or Sewage?” https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus/can-i-get-covid-19-wastewater-or-sewage.

World Health Organization. 2020. Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Waste Management for the COVID-19 Virus: Interim Guidance, 23 April 2020.

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