Water Supply and Wastewater Detection, Warning, and Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

Events

Water Supply and Wastewater Detection, Warning, and Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

03 June 2020
Manila
Philippines

 

Under a One ADB approach, the Water and Health Sector Groups (led by the Water and Health Advisory Team), and the Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD) convened experts from the health, wastewater, and water supply industries and discussed the implications of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the wastewater and water supply systems and the potential of wastewater-based epidemiology. 

The session focused on the ongoing research and surveillance on the presence of the virus in wastewater and water supply systems, related risks, testing, treatment options for deactivation/elimination of the virus, and the feasibility and benefits of setting up an early warning system to identify the virus and other pathogens.  

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
03 Jun 2020 Presentation Water supply and wastewater detection, warning & treatment in the age of COVID-19
This presentation outlined the overall effects of the COVID-19 pandemic from a water utility perspective, as well as the company's current activities...
Annelise Avril
03 Jun 2020 Presentation Sewage surveillance of COVID-19
This presentation discussed the options for testing the virus in wastewater and water supply systems, and opportunities for trend analysis and...
Frederic Been
03 Jun 2020 Presentation Health and epidemiological perspectives associated with water and wastewater systems in a post-COVID 19 world
This presentation shared the health and epidemiological perspectives associated with water and wastewater systems in a post-COVID-19 world.&...
Therese Dooley, Evariste Kouassi Komlan
03 Jun 2020 Presentation The global impact of COVID-19 on water utilities
This presentation provided the overall global impacts and policy implications to the wastewater and water supply industry, as well as lessons...
Piers Clark

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