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Fate of Personal Care Products and Pharmaceuticals and Growth Response for Reclaimed Water Irrigated Turf Grass

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Title Fate of Personal Care Products and Pharmaceuticals and Growth Response for Reclaimed Water Irrigated Turf Grass
Creator Devin-Clarke, Dana Brown, Sally Doubrava, Michael Muramoto, Michael
Subject personal care products drugs wastewater treatment anthropogenic activities effluents streams water reuse wastewater irrigation biosolids biosolids composts turf grasses greenhouse experimentation estrogens antimicrobial agents ibuprofen environmental fate
Description Many pharmaceuticals and personal care products or PCPPs enter and leave wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) unaltered or incompletely removed and are subsequently released into the environment through wastewater outflows or solids application. Fish exposed to PPCPs in wastewater outflows have been shown to exhibit intersex characteristics. Instead of releasing effluent into streams, wastewater can be further treated and beneficially reused for irrigation of golf courses, farmland or forestry...
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-08-11T17:41:34Z 2011-08-11T17:41:34Z 2008
Type Article
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/17037
Language en_US

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