Number: 
EPA-G2022-ORD-B1
Sponsor: 
EPA
Award Ceiling: 
1000000
Posted Date: 
October 20, 2021
Due Date: Full Proposal: 
December 15, 2021
The proposed research project should address all three research areas described below. • Develop appropriate survey design(s)/sampling strategies to optimize wastewater monitoring networks for detection and monitoring of emerging nationwide threats (i.e., the next epidemic/pandemic). • Develop a framework for adapting the wastewater monitoring strategies based on characteristics of the pathogen, its infection, transmission processes, and target population(s). • Develop a strategy to provide actionable wastewater monitoring information to public health officials and utilities to inform efforts to control an epidemic/pandemic.