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.
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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.
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