March 28, 2023
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.
September 20, 2021
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.
June 25, 2021
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.
December 8, 2020
A new wastewater testing approach developed by researchers at U-M and Stanford University is capable of better detecting viral infection patterns in communities.
March 31, 2020
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.