NYC wastewater shows link between cryptic COVID variants and worse phases of the pandemic
Columbia University researchers identified coronavirus mutations that could be connected to higher cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
Aug 4, 5:01 AM
Can we use the sewers to track COVID-19? NYC is still figuring it out
Studies have determined wastewater is an effective tool to track rising coronavirus levels, but it’s unclear if it can replace conventional testing in New York City.
Mar 13, 6:00 AM
What Are The City’s Sewers Telling Us About COVID-19?
Tracking coronavirus through the sewers will be more important after there’s a vaccine, DEP commissioner says.
Dec 4, 2020 12:23 PM
NYC Is Working On Tracking Coronavirus Through The Sewers
DEP aims to trace any spike in the levels of COVID-19 in the wastewater back to the neighborhood it came from so that public health officials can contain the spread.
Jul 7, 2020 3:53 PM
Raw Sewage Not Being Dumped Into Hudson Any More!
Good news: The "untreated" poop has stopped flowing into the Hudson. Bad news: The rivers and some beaches aren't really great for water activities.
Updated: Jul 23, 2011 5:26 PM
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