ColoSSoS Project nominated for award

October 26, 2020

The ColoSSoS Project – Collaboration on Sewage Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 – has been nominated as a finalist for the ‘R&D Excellence Award’ at the 2020 South Australian Water Awards.

Led by Water Research Australia, ColoSSoS is a collaborative Australia-wide investigation that is tracking and monitoring the presence and persistence of the virus that causes COVID-19 in the Australian sewerage network.

In a joint nomination between WaterRA and SA Water, the project has been recognised for rapid development and implementation of a wastewater surveillance tool for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.

The winner will be announced the Awards Night and Gala Dinner on Friday, 6th November.

The 2020 South Australian Water Awards is an initiative of the Australian Water Association.