EFFECTS OF HOSPITAL WASTEWATER ON AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM

@inproceedings{Audin2002EFFECTSOH,
  title={EFFECTS OF HOSPITAL WASTEWATER ON AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM},
  author={Rue Maurice Audin},
  year={2002}
}
Hospitals generate on average 750 liters of wastewater by bed and a day. These effluents are loaded with pathogenic microorganisms, pharmaceutical partially metabolised, radioactive elements and other toxic chemical substances. The dosage of pollutants of hospital origin shows that certain substances, such as anti-tumor agents, antibiotics, I and organohalogen compounds (OHC) like AOX, leave mostly wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) without any degradation. By leaving the WWTP, these chemical… CONTINUE READING

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