Pharmaceutical Compounds in Wastewater: Wetland Treatment as a Potential Solution

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John R. White; Marco A. Belmont; Chris D. Metcalfe;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 6,pages1,731-1,736 (issn: 1537-744X, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5917224, doi: 10.1100/tsw.2006.287
  • Subject: drugs | Medicine | Technology | Q | R | Mini-Review Article | water quality | T | Science | constructed wetland | sewage
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi

Pharmaceutical compounds are being released into the aquatic environment through wastewater discharge around the globe. While there is limited removal of these compounds within wastewater treatment plants, wetland treatment might prove to be an effective means to reduce... View more
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