Originally Posted by kdauto
They DO use sewage water to effectively test for covid-19 spread in the population. It doesn't mean the virus is then active.
My understanding is they look for virus fragments, as that is what is left in waste water from the... uh... source.
But Covid is too new for nostalgia. To be really hip these days you need to contract polio. It's been detected in waste water in at least 2 US cities. As "Things You REALLY Don't Want" go, polio is near the top of my list.