1. February 12, 2024

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  2. February 6, 2024

    U-M part of urine-to-fertilizer effort in Great Lakes consortium

    A $15 million effort to wring both valuable resources and harmful pollutants out of wastewater involves U-M researchers and educators.

  3. March 28, 2023

    Wastewater dashboard expands monitoring in five communities

    A public dashboard that tracks pathogens detected in wastewater in Ann Arbor, Flint, Jackson, Tecumseh and Ypsilanti recently added monitoring for monkeypox, influenza-A, norovirus GII and respiratory syncytial virus.

  4. September 20, 2021

    EPA grants $1.2M to U-M for virus removal study of wastewater

    In a key step toward improving the feasibility of reusing wastewater as drinking water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted U-M researchers $1.2 million to study how well current treatment methods remove viruses from wastewater.

  5. June 25, 2021

    Researchers get $5.3M to expand COVID-19 wastewater monitoring

    U-M researchers surveying wastewater systems for SARS-COV-2 will be able to increase testing sites and continue monitoring until 2023 after receiving more than $5 million from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

  6. December 8, 2020

    Study identifies more responsive COVID-19 wastewater test

    A new wastewater testing approach developed by researchers at U-M and Stanford University is capable of better detecting viral infection patterns in communities.

  7. March 31, 2020

    Would a sewage surveillance effort help track COVID-19?

    With a $200,000 rapid-response grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at U-M and Stanford University are exploring whether a community’s wastewater gives an early warning for COVID-19.