• SARS-CoV-2 has been found in faeces and, in some cases, urine of infected people.
• Wastewater and sewage sludge from infected area can contain SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
• To date, virulence of SARS−COV-2 in sewage sludge has not been determined.
• Wastewater monitoring could help to understand epidemic situation of urban areas.
• Identify and sharing protocols for SARS-CoV-2 detection and analysis are fundamental.SARS-CoV-2 in sewer systems and connected facilities – ScienceDirect