Further information on the reduction of micropollutants in wastewater

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Posted: Feb 26, 2015
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Summarized by: Gerly Hey
Lester et al. (2013) investigated the applicability of ozone as a treatment step following activated sludge system to treat wastewater from a pharmaceutical formulation facility in Israel. The target drugs carbamazepine and venlafaxine were detected at extremely high concentrations in the raw wastewater therefore reducing its concentration prior to discharge into the local municipal WWTP is necessary.
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