Elimination of organic micropolluants in wastewater treatment plants

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In recent years, organic micropollutants such as pharmaceutical residues, hormones and other endocrine disrupters, biocides, or other additives have been detected in various surface and groundwaters around the world. They often enter surface waters via domestic wastewater and wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluents have been identified as one of the main sources of these substances. This is because existing treatment plants were not designed to eliminate substances of this kind, but to reduce inputs of solids, organic loads and nutrients.

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