Unintentional release of pharmaceutical compounds into the environment; work focuses on the effects of these compounds on organisms and water resources.
Pharmaceuticals, Hormones, and Other Organic Wastewater Contaminants in U.S. Streams [ More info] Describes and illustrates that a broad range of chemicals found in residential, industrial, and agricultural wastewaters commonly occur in mixtures at low concentrations downstream from areas of intense urbanization and animal production.
Household Chemicals and Drugs Found in Biosolids from Wastewater Treatment Plants [ More info] Research findings and examples of application to real problems--biosolids have high concentrations of household contaminants compared to treated liquid wastewater effluent.
Occurrence of Emerging Contaminants in Water and Bed Material in the Missouri River, North Dakota, 2007 [ More info] Water monitoring results, focused on wastewater compounds, human-health pharmaceutical compounds, hormones, and antibiotics in water, and waste indicators, hormones, and antibiotics in solids.
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