To optimise the method for the recovery of infectious virus from wastewater and sludge. Develop standards to quantitatively assess infectious virus in samples.

Key Outcome

  • Report on the presence of infectious SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater and sludge to help inform risk assessments desired by our regulatory stakeholders and industry partners.

Lead Scientists

  1. Alex Corbishley (Edinburgh University)
  2. David Allen (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)