|Venue : Republic of Turkey|
Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) and Marmara University of Istanbul created WWCovid platform on Slack (wwcovid.slack.com). This platform has been created as part of a nationwide SARS-CoV-2 surveillance study in the wastewater treatment plants of Turkey under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Turkey.
The findings of first phase of the project were shared through Medrxiv preprints and it will be kept monitoring SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater and sludge samples from the selected cities on a periodical basis to establish an early warning system.
National Water Authorities of the OIC Member Countries are invited to join the platform to share their experiences and exchange of information within the framework of this important study.