Coronavirus COVID-19

The coronavirus COVID-19 swept through China and Italy killing thousands. It spread across the globe resulting in the World Health Organization declaring the virus a global pandemic. Water treatment plants and wastewater treatment plants both are resilient to this virus in the same way they are resilient to other coronaviruses like SARS and MERS. 

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Apr 3 2020
In the next economic stimulus massive infrastructure bill to mitigate COVID-19 (coronavirus), House Democrats are seeking more than $25 billion to…
Apr 2 2020
After a Mar. 26 U.S. EPA release of a temporary policy regarding the agency's enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 (…
Apr 1 2020
On Mar. 30, 2020, the U.S. EPA released a statement encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper. This does not include disinfecting wipes or…
Mar 31 2020
Congress released a stimulus package that was signed by President Donald Trump as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues. The bill included…
Mar 30 2020
Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to reconnect Michigan residents’ water services. The governor signed the $2 million Water Restart…
Mar 27 2020
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Mar 27 2020
In this month's episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen give an overview of the…
Mar 26 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the agency is reviewing a request from the oil and gas industry to ease enforcement of…
Mar 25 2020
As the toilet paper shortage continues, people are turning to alternative options, including disposable wipes, for bathroom needs, reported a…
Mar 23 2020
10 workers are quarantined inside the Claude Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant in Carlsbad, California for the next three weeks.  The workers are…
Mar 20 2020
Cristina Tuser: In regards to the Coronavirus - what role does water and the water industry play in this discussion, now that it has been declared a…
Mar 20 2020
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
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Mar 20 2020
WWD is conducting a survey on the extent of the impact COVID-19 coronavirus has had on the water and wastewater industry. If you have a few minutes…
Mar 19 2020
In this special episode of Talking Under Water, host Bob Crossen speaks with WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe about the effects Coronavirus — also…
Mar 18 2020
An employee at Silicon Valley, California's largest water district has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus.  At least eight…
Mar 16 2020
The U.S. EPA is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, which is the novel…
Headshot of WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe with text overlay stating Q&A: Coronavirus Walt Marlowe, WEF Executive Director.
WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe explains how WEF is addressing Coronavirus and what industry professionals need to know.
Mar 16 2020
Editor’s note: The below transcript has been edited for grammar, clarity and to remove filler words or content. The full, unabridged audio interview…
Mar 12 2020
Coronavirus: What You Need to Know for Water & Wastewater Workers World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 a pandemic.  "…
Mar 3 2020
How is Coronavirus spread? Most often, Coronaviruses spread from person-to-person during close contact, and person-to-person spread is thought to…
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