Occurrence and removal of pharmaceuticals in a municipal sewage treatment system in the south of Sweden.

@article{Zorita2009OccurrenceAR,
  title={Occurrence and removal of pharmaceuticals in a municipal sewage treatment system in the south of Sweden.},
  author={Saioa Zorita and Lennart M{\aa}rtensson and Lennart M{\aa}thiasson},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2009},
  volume={407 8},
  pages={2760-70}
}
The occurrence and removal rate of seven pharmaceuticals (ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, fluoxetine, ofloxacin, norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin), two metabolites (norfluoxetine, clofibric acid), one degradation product (4-isobutylacetophenone) and 3 estrogens (17alpha-ethinylestradiol, 17beta-estradiol, estrone) were studied in the inlet and outlet of a tertiary sewage treatment plant (STP) in Sweden as well as between different treatment steps in the STP which includes a conventional activated… CONTINUE READING
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