The removal and degradation of pharmaceutical compounds during membrane bioreactor treatment.

@article{Schrder2012TheRA,
  title={The removal and degradation of pharmaceutical compounds during membrane bioreactor treatment.},
  author={Horst Fr Schr{\"o}der and Jos{\'e} L Tambosi and R{\^e}nnio Felix de Sena and Regina de Fatima Peralta Muniz Moreira and Humberto Jorge Jos{\'e} and Johannes Pinnekamp},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={833-9}
}
Pharmaceutical compounds such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antibiotics have been detected in sewage treatment plant (STP) effluents, surface and ground water and even in drinking water all over the world, and therefore have developed as compounds of concern. Membrane bioreactor (MBR) treatment has gained significant popularity as an advanced wastewater treatment technology and might be effective for an advanced removal of these pollutants. This paper evaluates the… CONTINUE READING

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