March 30, 2021

Sewage testing helps healthcare professionals understand when, if and how much Covid-19 is present in the population of a given area and provides early warning of a possible outbreak. The presence of coronavirus appears in sewage days before people begin to show symptoms.

March 29, 2021 Dr. Mazin Saber is a postdoctoral researcher for the University of Arizona Yuma Agricultural Center.
March 11, 2021 The City of San Luis partners up with the University of Arizona's COVID project to detect any potential outbreak. The City of San Luis said the program's early warning sewage testing pilot project detects COVID in sewage days before people begin to show symptoms.
February 22, 2021

The agriculture industry is already doing what it can by supplying the nation with healthy crops to eat during the pandemic, but now it is going above and beyond to help the community detect the COVID virus before the public sees any symptoms.

February 9, 2021 The University of Arizona’s Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, and state and local authorities, launched a wastewater testing project to try to get ahead of virus outbreaks.
January 21, 2021 The University of Arizona is leading the charge in studying wastewater for potential diseases, including COVID-19. Now, the work of epidemiologists could help save the nation from a leafy-green shortage, starting right here in Arizona.
January 15, 2021

 Arizona researchers are launching a project in Yuma County to understand the community spread of the coronavirus by studying the area’s sewage.

January 8, 2021

A Yuma pilot project that provides early detection of COVID-19 has gotten the stamp of approval from Gov. Doug Ducey.

January 6, 2021

The project is a partnership with Yuma County Public Health Services District, the University of Arizona, and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).  It builds on the success of wastewater testing at University of Arizona dormitories to identify potential outbreaks, and will help the c