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Contaminants in the Columbia River

USGS scientists are working to characterize the contaminants and habitats for a number of aquatic species along the lower Columbia River.

Taking the Pharmacy Out of Water

Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities can be a significant source of pharmaceuticals in surface water. The USGS is working with water utilities to try to reduce the release of pharmaceuticals and other emerging contaminants to the environment.

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