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Pathogens in Wastewater


Zoom class on October 13, 2022

October 13, 2022 
9 am – 12:30 pm

This class provides wastewater personnel with a guide to the pathogens that are found in wastewater, bio-aerosols, and biosolids. We will pathogen groups including viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and helminths. Learn where pathogens are most concentrated in wastewater facilities, the possible fate of pathogens (i.e., removed, consumed by higher life forms, inactivated, destroyed), and how pathogens could be transferred (transmitted) to facility personnel. Review disinfectants, indicator organisms, and immunobiologicals. The class is accompanied by handouts that provide the following information: 1) glossary, 2) hygiene measures and practices, 3) personal protective equipment (PPE) and training, and 4) additional information or references.

3 TCH – Wastewater

Registrants will receive the Zoom link by email the day before class. Please log in to Zoom at least 10 minutes before class starts. Click here for more information about Zoom trainings.

Elijah Lemieux and Wayne Graham (VRWA)

Michael Gerardi (Michael Gerardi & Associates, LLC)