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UNC-Wilmington WebsiteTracking SARS-CoV-2 in the Wastewater Across a Range of North Carolina Municipalities
Lead Researcher: Rachel Noble, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences and Larry Cahoon, UNC-Wilmington
This project is a collaboration between multiple universities, including UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Wilmington and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality.
Budget: $1,715,000
Tracking aggregate pandemic infection through wastewater treatment has been proven to be an effective and non-evasive method of understanding the social mobility, individual community variations, and movement of undiagnosed and asymptomatic infections.