Ebola: advice for sewage and water handlers

Guidance and advice about the risk of contracting Ebola virus disease (EVD) from sewage.


Ebola: information for sewage and water handlers


This guidance should be read in conjunction with decontamination guidance for persons with Ebola and other viral haemorrhagic fevers produced by the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP), and advice on working with sewage produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Published 20 November 2014
Last updated 13 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance.
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