National Wastewater Surveillance System


NWSS resources

LuminUltra has partnered with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Water Environment Federation to monitor the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater throughout the United States through the National Wastewater Surveillance System.

Find resources for your wastewater treatment plant. Have questions? Send us an email:


Chain of custody form [PDF]
Form to provide detailed information about your sample, including collection method, date and source.

Water sampling recommendations and packing instructions [PDF]
Instructions on correctly packaging your sample for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater testing.

Project support letter [PDF]
Letter of support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


CDC COVID Data Tracker
Find maps and charts tracking cases, deaths, and trends of COVID-19 in the United States.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about the National Wastewater Surveillance System and the advantages of wastewater infectious disease surveillance.


NWSS participants are invited to attend regular webinars to discuss the program with LuminUltra representatives. Can’t attend? View recordings:


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