Coronavirus and NEIWPCC

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NEIWPCC Workgroup COVID-19 Resources

NEIWPCC is dedicated to supporting our states, colleagues, and workgroup members during these uncertain times. Below you will find resources for our workgroups as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These resources were last updated 5/28/2020 and will be continually updated as new information is made available.


National Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- CDC

Information about Drinking Water, Treated Recreational Water, and Wastewater

Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

Environmental Protection Agency- EPA

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Agencies and Associations

Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater

EPA Expands Research on SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment

Encourages Americans to Only Flush Toilet Paper EPA press release on wipes and disinfecting wipes disposal

Pandemic incident action checklist

COVID-19 Enforcement and Compliance Resources

Occupational Safety and Health Administration-OSHA

Eye and Face Protection eTool

COVID-19 site

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 – OSHA3990

Occupational COVID-19 Standards

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Memorandum on Identification of Essential Workers

Workgroup Resources

Monitoring Workgroup

New York

Standard Operating Procedure: Guidance for Field Work During COVID-19 Pandemic


Guidance for Safe Field Work and Site Inspections


COVID-19 Related Disposal of Surplus Milk Memo

Residuals Workgroup


COVID-19 Guidance for POTWs Collection Systems

Essential employees COVID-19 guidance


COVID-19 FAQs for Wastewater Service Providers

Guidance on Managing Wastewater Sludge During COVID-19

New Hampshire


Press Release

COVID 19 – Septage Management Memo

MEMO: COVID 19 operation guidance for Certified Septage Haulers


NHDES Wastewater Engineering Bureau (WWEB) COVID-19 FAQs & Information for Public Wastewater Systems

New Jersey

Guidance for Reduced Monitoring Frequency for Sanitary Wastewater Dischargers


Memo-Septage Haulers COVID-19

Underground Storage Tanks Workgroup

Our UST Inspector Training Webinar Series aims to improve UST program performance, educate UST inspectors on policy and UST systems and equipment, and ultimately prevent UST releases to the environment. Last year NEIWPCC held four webinars on the topics for UST compliance focusing on Emerging Fuels, Automatic Tank Gauges, Financial Responsibility, and Cathodic Protection.- UST webinar archive

The goal of NEIWPCC’s LUST corrective action training webinars is to improve LUST program performance, increase technical capability and understanding, and minimize the impact of LUST releases to the environment.-LUST webinar archive

L.U.S.T.Line informs state, tribal, territorial, and federal UST regulators, consultants, contractors, and tank owners about UST and LUST activities, cleanup-fund issues, spill remediation, and prevention technologies.-L.U.S.T. Line archive

The National Tanks Conference is designed for state and federal regulators to discuss pressing topics in the world of underground storage tanks. NEIWPCC maintains an NTC archive at the link below which holds past years’ sessions. –National Tanks Conference archive

Trainers Forum/Certification ad hoc joint workgroup


PPE Consideration for wastewater operators and collection system staff Webinar


Press Release – Flushables


Request for wastewater Operators

Press Release – Flushables


COVID-19 resources for water suppliers and wastewater operators

New Jersey

Compliance Advisory

Other Resources

American Water Works Association- AWWA

AWWA Possible Employee Infection Actions SOP

New England Water Environment Association- NEWEA 

NEWEA Water Utilities COVID-19-Assistance-Request

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

State Revolving Fund


VT DEC COVID-19 announcements page


University of Minnesota

Wastewater and Coronavirus (COVID-19): What are the risks?

Water Environment Foundation- WEF 

Coronavirus and Water Systems

Residuals and Biosolids Issues Concerning COVID-19 Virus

Water Research Foundation

Water Research Foundation website

WRF Webcast – Coronavirus Disease Latest Research

World Health Organization- WHO

WHO COVID-19 site