Research shows water quality could diminish in closed buildings during COVID-19 pandemic

, Research shows water quality could diminish in closed buildings during COVID-19 pandemic, The Circular Economy

While bars, gyms, dine-in restaurants and other buildings have been closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, water left sitting in pipes could change in quality.  It’s possible that water left sitting for long periods of time could contain excessive amounts of heavy metals and pathogens concentrated in pipes nationwide, say researchers who have begun a field study on the impact of a pandemic shutdown on buildings.

Source: biodesign.asu.edu

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