Occurrence, partition and removal of pharmaceuticals in sewage water and sludge during wastewater treatment.

  title={Occurrence, partition and removal of pharmaceuticals in sewage water and sludge during wastewater treatment.},
  author={Aleksandra Jeli{\'c} and Meritxell Gros and Antoni Ginebreda and Raquel C{\'e}spedes-S{\'a}nchez and Francesc Ventura and Mira Petrov{\'i}c and Dami{\'a} Barcel{\'o}},
  journal={Water research},
  volume={45 3},
During 8 sampling campaigns carried out over a period of two years, 72 samples, including influent and effluent wastewater, and sludge samples from three conventional wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), were analyzed to assess the occurrence and fate of 43 pharmaceutical compounds. The selected pharmaceuticals belong to different therapeutic classes, i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, lipid modifying agents (fibrates and statins), psychiatric drugs (benzodiazepine derivative drugs and… CONTINUE READING
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