Wastewater

JOHN O'BRIEN / Biobot


One of the biggest unknowns about coronavirus is how it spreads within a community, especially with asymptomatic carriers and minimal testing capabilities. In a new international effort, the City of Boise in partnership with the lab Biobot, has started sampling the city’s wastewater system to collect data on community levels of COVID-19. 

Idaho Conservation League

A lot of sewage treatment plants in Idaho got a failing grade in the latest Idaho Conservation League study. Gemma Gaudette talks to the League about why they scored so low and how the ICL wants to help change that trend.