Copper kills coronavirus and bacteria. When influenzas, bacteria like E. coli, superbugs like MRSA, or even coronaviruses land on most hard surfaces, they can live for up to four to five days. But when they land on copper, and copper alloys like brass, they begin to die within minutes and are undetectable within hours.
It rains in Portland and that’s where our storm water story starts. In a rare move by monitoring and permit agency DEQ, Calbag Metals received a storm water monitor waiver and “no further action” required designation.