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Houston Wastewater Epidemiology is continuously monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 and variants of concern, as well as influenza A and B. Learn about our activities and education outreach in the news stories listed on this page.

Dashboard Update

Houston’s Wastewater Monitoring Dashboard shows updates, expanded school reports Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023

New features help Houstonians understand the prevalence of COVID-19, influenza at the community level


Wastewater-based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action

Wastewater-based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023

A Consensus Study Report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


Lauren Stadler

Stadler receives NSF CAREER Award Monday, Jan. 23, 2023

With grant, Rice engineer intends to harness microbiomes to improve wastewater treatment processes.


Antimicrobial Resistance

TMC honors efforts to establish wastewater surveillance as a routine public health metric Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022

The Houston Wastewater Epidemiology team will deliver an honorary lecture at the 6th Annual TMC Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference.


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