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American Water Works Association - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Ontario Municipal Water Association - Latest Updates Ontario Municipal Water Association - Webinar Pres - Covid-19 May 2020 - PDF - Weblink OCWA - Ontario Clean Water Agency - Message from the President regarding COVID-19 Alberta W&WW Operators Association - Information on COVID-19 Water Environment Federation - Current Priority: Coronavirus Water Environment Federation - The Water Professionals Guide to Covid-19 Stantec - White Paper - Introduction to Coronaviruses PDF - Weblink Stantec - Coronaviruses and the Water Cycle Stantec - Recorded Webinar (Mar 30th) Impact of COVID-19 on W/WW Utilities AECOM - COVID-19 Worker Safety PDF AECOM - Examining COVID-19 PDF Water Canada - Wastewater Test could provide Early Warning Onsite Installer - Are Septic System Professionals at a Greater Risk for Covid-19 Treatment Plant Operator News - Covid-19 Guidance for Wastewater Workers Trojan Technologies - Covid-19 and Water Aquatech - Coronavirus & Water/Wastewater Institute for Underground Engineering - International Resources for Sewer Operations
The New England Journal of Medicine - Aerosol & Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 vs SARS-CoV-1 The Lancet - Latest Articles & Correspondence Nature Microbiology - SARS-CoV-2 detection in patients with influenza-like illness Nature Microbiology - Latest Articles Environmental Science & Engineering - Covid-19 resources for Waste & Water Professionals Scientific American - Are Viruses Alive Center for Disease Control (US-CDC) - Chemical Disinfectants NCBI-National Centre for Biotechnological Info - Use of Disinfectants: Alcohol & Bleach John Hopkins Medical Center - What is Cornavirus Wikipedia on Coronaviruse Wikipedia on SARS - Both SARS-CoV-1 (of the early 2000’s) and the current CoV-2
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The Virus Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 The short form for the Virus is: SARS-CoV-2
The Disease Coronavirus Disease The short form for the Disease is COVID-19
Naming of a Virus and its Resulting Disease UN-World Health Organisation
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On the Topic of… Wearing Masks
In the Essential Water & Wastewater industries, Operations, Maintenance & Construction staff can find it impossible to social distance 100% of the time. What are we to do in these cases? Resources below on the wearing of masks and alternative face coverings. It’s a good idea, acquire supplies & implement it! Health Canada - Consideration for the use of Homemade masks to protect against COVID-19 Transport Canada - Non-medical masks or face coverings in the Canadian transportation system Public Health Ontario - What We Know So Far About… Wearing Masks in Public - PDF - Weblink Canadian Medical Association - Use of masks: public guidelines US-CDC - Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread Interested in OETC providing a culmination of resources to a specific topic? Contact Us with your suggestion for “On the Topic of…” Let’s keep our operators safe, our operations stable and our very essential services flowing.
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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19):  Outbreak update
Did you hear, our neighbour caught the SARS-CoV-2 virus and then developed COVID-19. That Coronavirus is a nasty disease.
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