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COVID-19/WARN Weekly Informational Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Mike Lynn
01:01:01
The Virginia Rural Water Conference that was to be held in Roanoke next month has been cancelled.
Ike Eisenhart
01:01:36
Thank you Mike, lets make sure we speak on that also before close
Ike Eisenhart
01:12:18
Good question David, we will get that answered for you
Ike Eisenhart
01:13:16
Good Questions
Ike Eisenhart
01:14:14
We are going to have them both answer questions as soon as there slides are done
Ike Eisenhart
01:14:31
*their slides
K Cyrus Robinson
01:15:28
The city of Leipzig, Germany is doing similar study of WW testing for COVID - just FYI - they may have more information to share https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/01/europe/germany-sewage-coronavirus-detection-intl/index.html
Ike Eisenhart
01:16:37
Thank you Cyrus good information
Marcia Degen
01:18:39
Sampling is done on the influent to the wastewater plant or further up in the collection system. The intention is to sample raw wastewater
Marcia Degen
01:21:17
Proper PPE should be always be used with raw wastewater. Research to date indicates that virus shed in fecal matter is not viable, but that is not 100% certain.
Marcia Degen
01:21:45
HRSD is sampling influent
K Cyrus Robinson
01:21:52
Some cases are asymptomatic and others are not tested because they pass away at home, etc. causing significant undercounts. Are these non-confirmed cases also included in the correlations? - Cyrus Robinson
Ike Eisenhart
01:25:19
Cyrus- I see your question, we will have to find that answer
Ike Eisenhart
01:26:12
Dongemi - we will ask if he can share that info, he sent us some items we will be hang on the WARN webpage
Ike Eisenhart
01:27:37
*we will be hanging on
K Cyrus Robinson
01:28:43
Is the uptick in mid-May correlated with relaxation of stay-at-home orders? - Cyrus Robinson
Ike Eisenhart
01:29:05
The presentation will be there in its entirety
Gregg Arrington
01:29:36
Has anyone been able to extrapolate population % exhibiting covid shedding from this data?
David Bardin
01:31:11
When will these two presentations be posted on VA WARN? David Jonas Bardin
K Cyrus Robinson
01:32:08
Could these (prevalence) data be integrated over time to estimate when herd immunity will occur?
Scott Shirley
01:34:01
Either later today or tomorrow at the latest.
Bobby
01:36:26
This could be significant information too, as pertaining to medications that are effective, if used in certain communities.
Raul Gonzalez
01:41:13
rgonzalez@hrsd.com
Marcia Degen
01:47:45
Thank you very much for the opportunity to discuss this issue with you.
Scott Shirley
01:48:22
Marcia, thanks for your time and sharing your expertise!
K Cyrus Robinson
01:49:02
The 1.06 number seemed lowest just below the lifting of stay at home around 15 May and seems to be rising now.
Raul Gonzalez
01:49:22
Same here. Thank you everyone! Please reach out if you have any other specific questions.
Scott Shirley
01:49:56
It has shown an increase since Phase 1.
Ike Eisenhart
01:52:55
Thank you everyone that is able to stay with us to the end, for those that had to drop off thank you for attending and sharing with us.
Kenneth Reynolds
01:54:41
I had a question from a very small utility about when the utility can start turn offs on water due to non-payment. Any thoughts?
Kenneth Reynolds
01:58:03
Thank you for all the valuable information!
K Cyrus Robinson
01:59:29
Since water is a human necessity, is the Federal Government open to relief/is there lobbying for relief from water utilities?
Virginia Section AWWA
01:59:33
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Alan Johnson
02:00:04
I did not receive the previous polls or the last one.
Alan Johnson
02:00:37
Water operator
Tim Castillo
02:01:51
Thanks again for hosting....
Sean Fisher
02:02:09
Thanks to all.
K Cyrus Robinson
02:02:28
Thank you. Fascinating!
Clarissa Lipscomb
02:03:14
thanks
Bobby
02:03:37
Thanks! Great information!