Corona numbers: Wastewater monitoring is more accurate and cheaper

However, the project manager in Jena does not yet want to give any figures as to how much higher the actual coronavirus load is based on the wastewater data above the official RKI figures. The data collection, evaluation and interpretation is still ongoing. Why did the systematic monitoring take so long? Scientifically reliable data collection […]

Traces of Polio Virus Found in London Sewer

Traces of the virus that causes polio, derived from a vaccine strain, have been found in sewage samples taken from a London treatment plant, the WHO (World Health Organization) and British authorities announced on Wednesday. “It is important to note that the virus was isolated from environmental samples only – no associated […]

Researchers detect polio virus in London sewage | Health

DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS london skyline UK health officials said on Friday that samples from London sewers had detected the virus that causes polio. The UK Health Safety Agency (UKHSA) said the virus possibly originated through someone who was vaccinated abroad with a viral immunizer for the disease. “Most of the UK population is protected by having […]

Danger for Werra and drinking water: Warnings ignored for years

It is a small, inconspicuous salt plant that grows in a meadow in western Thuringia. A plant in the Werratal that is otherwise more likely to be found in the North Sea. The reason: Salty water pushes up from the now brown meadow and forms a puddle – it comes from a company’s disposal. It […]

Thousands of ships dump oil into the world’s oceans

Dhe discharge of oil and oily water into the sea has been prohibited for decades. However, it is probably still practiced today. This is confirmed by a large-scale investigation by Deutsche Welle (DW) with the investigative network Lighthouse Reports. Accordingly, thousands of cargo and container ships “systematically circumvented this ban to save time and money […]

The flood pumping station resembles a cathedral

Jan 28, 2022 @ 8:26pm A special Krefeld building : A cathedral for pumps and electricity Christoph Becker in the freshly cleared hall for the flood pumping station. Where it stands, numerous steel supports weighing up to 400 kilograms were installed for a stage, which ceramists had installed there from 1980 onwards. Photo: Lammertz, Thomas […]

Coronavirus concentrations in wastewater are rising sharply

The concentration of coronavirus in wastewater is rising sharply, the National Center for Public Health (NNK) said on its website on Tuesday. It was written that at week 42 the coronavirus concentration of wastewater samples showed a strong increase compared to the slow growth of the previous weeks in Budapest, Pécs, Salgótarján, Szeged, Székesfehérvár and […]

Index – Domestic – The latest data indicate the spread of the epidemic

2021.09.20. 16:43 The concentration of coronavirus in wastewater is slowly but steadily increasing, the latest data from the National Center for Public Health (NNK) reported. At week 37, coronavirus concentrations in wastewater samples continue to show a slow increase relative to the national average. Most of the examined settlements are characterized by a stagnant trend, […]

Concentrations of coronavirus in wastewater also increased in Budapest, Győr and Kaposvár

The coronavirus concentration in wastewater samples is slowly increasing, while the weekly measurement results show characteristic fluctuations, according to the National Center for Public Health. Among the wastewater samples of each city, Budapest, Győr and Kaposvár are currently increasing, while the joint sample of the Budapest agglomeration settlements (Tököl, Biatorbágy, Szigetszentmiklós, Budakeszi, Százhalombatta) is decreasing, […]