Water Journal : Current Feb 2017
Emerging pollutants TINY MOLECULES, BIG TROUBLE? THEY ARE ONLY PRESENT IN VANISH SMALL DOSES BUT A NUMBER OF MICRO ARE GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTI 700 2to5 0 TONNES of antibiotics per year, and we're only effective in removing antibiotic residue in influent. AUSTRALIA USES Australian research has found most micropollutants are occurring at concentrations contraceptive ingredien 17a-ethinylestradiol as low nanograms per litre have b shown to cause reproduct failure in some fish and th collapse of local populatio orders of magnitude lower than PNEC (the predicted no effect concentration). ESTIMATED SO PHARMACEUTIC IN WASTEW Sources: The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment; NSW EPA; Water and Wastewater International; Institute for European Environmental Policy.
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