The Water Zone

It’s a Dirty Job

September 1, 2021

There’s a lot you can tell from the waste water we generate. Guests Bronson Mack, Dan Gerrity and Katerina Papp of Southern Nevada Water Authority uncover how scientists monitor waste water to detect viral pathogens and variants like Covid-19 and illegal narcotics.  Their monitoring system can help pin-point hot spots that help keep track of potentially serious conditions. They also monitor aquifers and recycled water systems to assure the public of clean drinking water.


Podcast recorded on August 19, 2021