Pharmaceuticals as emerging contaminants and their removal from water. A review.

@article{RiveraUtrilla2013PharmaceuticalsAE,
  title={Pharmaceuticals as emerging contaminants and their removal from water. A review.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Rivera-Utrilla and Manuel S{\'a}nchez-Polo and Mar{\'i}a {\'A}ngeles Ferro-Garc{\'i}a and Gonzalo Prados-Joya and Ra{\'u}l Ocampo-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2013},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={1268-87}
}
The main objective of this study was to conduct an exhaustive review of the literature on the presence of pharmaceutical-derived compounds in water and on their removal. The most representative pharmaceutical families found in water were described and related water pollution issues were analyzed. The performances of different water treatment systems in the removal of pharmaceuticals were also summarized. The water treatment technologies were those based on conventional systems (chlorine… CONTINUE READING

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