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  • I am seeking information on failing onsite septic systems.  Any suggestions on available research? This query is being posted for Catherine Flowers. ------------------------------ Barbara Whitten A.M.ASCE Technical Manager Manassas VA ------------- ...

  • Thank you for the informative article, Chris. It appears that wastewater results are not necessarily a leading indicator, and vary depending on vaccination rates, how variants shed, and the progression to disease of a variant. ------------------------------ ...

  • Hi Tsee, A colleague of mine shared this with me from the Philadelphia Water Department. Perhaps you will find it interesting as well. https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/covid-wastewater-testing-philadelphia-cases-predictions-20220412.html ...

  • Dear Tsee, We have a Global Science Exchange session on Trends in Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Current Uses and Future Opportunities. You can join us to learn about the latest research on the topic and further discussion.  More info: https://sites.google.com/view/globalscienceexchange/gse ...

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  • No ! Might be artesian undersea wells that could get fresh water to shore . Believe such is happening in Saudi Arabia . ------------------------------ Len Andersen - Water Swirled into Gas Turbine Tech - Engineer - Power Gen - Propulsion Welding -- ...

  • Hi, I am currently undertaking a part-time degree course and for my final year dissertation, I am looking at methods of planning and scheduling works where workability and weather events, storms, wave and water levels are a key consideration. The study ...

  • Further to Sarah's – pore water pressure caused on permeable shores by wave, tide and sea level rise ( as a stress, aspects of it in Sea Level Rise – the Consequences and Adaptation ) can be of interest. The rising and falling pore pressures are the ...

  • Hi Karen,  We have been able to successfully use ICPR 4 in larger watersheds up to about 5 SM that were both urbanized and undeveloped. Our experience with large urbanized watersheds has found that calibrating the model stability parameters can be challenging ...

  • Has anyone had much experience in using ICPR 4.0 in modeling watersheds as large as 7 SM? We have used ICPR very successfully in smaller watersheds, but are curious about other users experience in larger watersheds. ------------------------------ Karen ...

  • There's apparently a pandemic mystery in New York : Unknown coronavirus variants keep showing up in certain wastewater samples but never in human testing. It may not be easy to find the sources--the city has over 7,400 miles of sewer pipes , 135,000 ...

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