Occurrence and distribution of pharmaceuticals in surface water, suspended solids and sediments of the Ebro river basin, Spain.

@article{Silva2011OccurrenceAD,
  title={Occurrence and distribution of pharmaceuticals in surface water, suspended solids and sediments of the Ebro river basin, Spain.},
  author={Bianca Ferreira da Silva and Aleksandra Jeli{\'c} and Rebeca L{\'o}pez-Serna and Ant{\^o}nio Aparecido Mozeto and Mira Petrov{\'i}c and D Q Icela Barcel{\'o}},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={
          1331-9
        }
}
The occurrence of 43 pharmaceuticals belonging to predominant therapeutic classes and their distribution in surface water, suspended solids and sediments has been investigated in the Ebro river basin in the Northeast of Spain. WWTP effluents were found to be a main source of contamination and the spatial distribution was affected by the river flow at the sampling point and corresponding dilution factor, resulting in higher concentrations and higher loads in small tributary rivers than in the… CONTINUE READING
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