On 9 June 2020, SUEZ’s Spanish subsidiary launched its COVID-19 City Sentinel wastewater monitoring system in three eastern regions of Spain. The solution will include specialized sampling, detection using reverse transcription PCR (RT-qPCR) method, and data modeling in the regions of Catalonia, Valencia, and Murcia.
This new Research Note evaluates:
- The promises of wastewater epidemiology as an early warning system and the potential economic and healthcare benefits
- COVID-19 wastewater surveillance value chain and the firms leading the charge in wastewater based epidemiology
- COVID-19 wastewater detection studies and private sector participation