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23 Mar 2020

COVID-19 & Water


As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, questions about the virus’s potential transmission and/or persistence in drinking water and wastewater are being asked.

The World Health Organization has issued guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses (including coronaviruses). It can be found here.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration have also issued guidance. It can be found using the links below:

The National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies have also issued a joint statement reassuring the public about the safety of tap water. You can read it here.

UV disinfection and advanced oxidation systems safeguard water against bacteria, protozoa, viruses and chemical contaminants. Every day, TrojanUV systems treat billions of gallons of water and wastewater around the world.

You can learn more about our drinking water UV disinfection systems here, our wastewater UV disinfection systems here, and our UV advanced oxidation systems here.


*Information regarding COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. We will update this post with relevant details as they become available.

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