Contaminants of emerging concern: An approach for assessing treatment efficacy

Leigh McDermott, Elvio Zaghi, Shane Snyder, Andrew Henry, Carolyn DeGroot, Onita Basu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

• No regulated compounds detected above acceptable concentration level • No pharmaceuticals or EDCs were detected above MDLs in first round of sampling at EAWSS or WEWTP by ALS Laboratories (MDL range: 20 to 100 ng/L) - Low levels of atrazine were detected in Lake Erie and low levels of NDMA were detected in Kettle Creek • The second round of testing detected very low levels of metformin, caffeine, carbamazepine, erythromycin and sulfamethoxazole and several EDCs in Lake Erie.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2009, ACE 2009
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventAmerican Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2009, ACE 2009 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 14 2009Jun 18 2009

Publication series

NameAmerican Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2009, ACE 2009

Other

OtherAmerican Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2009, ACE 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period6/14/096/18/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Water Science and Technology
  • Public Administration

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