Fewer COVID cases are being reported, but more of the virus is being found in Denver-area sewage
A Colorado researcher says the situation may indicate vaccinated people are catching the virus but not feeling sick enough to get tested
A solid No. 2 surveillance tool: How a year of testing Colorado’s coronavirus poop has gone
More than 65% of Colorado’s population is now under wastewater surveillance, which has been a critical leg of the state’s COVID-19 testing stool.
Colorado sewage treatment plants are examining your poop for coronavirus clues. Seriously.
Humans begin to shed coronavirus in their feces within three days of infection, which could provide a heads up on outbreaks. At least three Colorado water treatment systems are studying poo for warning signs.
When skiing stopped, so did pooping. Wastewater workers in Aspen and Vail faced a pile of problems.
The science of keeping the flora in a sewage treatment system balanced was knocked out of kilter when coronavirus shut skiing down and water use dropped 50% in two of Colorado’s most popular ski communities.
Colorado wastewater managers are grappling with a “wipes crisis” that leaves pipes in crappy shape
Low-flow toilets and an endless supply of wipes that shouldn’t actually be flushed result in heavy, stinking blobs lightheartedly referred to as ‘Cousin Its’ when they’re dragged from the sewer