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UCI Podcast: Civil engineers research coronavirus in the bathroom and sewage systems

June 18, 2020
UCI Podcast: Civil engineers research coronavirus in the bathroom and sewage systems
In two separate studies, Sunny Jiang, professor and chair of civil & environmental engineering, is looking into how coronavirus in bathrooms and wastewater treatment facilities. Steve Zylius / UCI

Can coronavirus be spread with the flush of a toilet? Can it be detected in municipal waste water treatment facilities? Sunny Jiang, professor and chair in UCI’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is working two simultaneous projects to answer these questions, which she discusses in this episode of the UCI Podcast.