USGS Science Topics > Household Chemicals and Drugs Found in Biosolids from Wastewater Treatment Plants

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    Citation:
      Citation_Information:
        Originator: Toxic Substances Hydrology Program
        Title: Household Chemicals and Drugs Found in Biosolids from Wastewater Treatment Plants
        Publication_Date: 20080201
        Publication_Information:
          Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
        Online_Linkage: http://toxics.usgs.gov/highlights/biosolids.html
    Description:
      Abstract:
        Research findings and examples of application to real problems--biosolids have high concentrations of household contaminants compared to treated liquid wastewater effluent.
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      Theme:
        Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Thesaurus
        Theme_Keyword: human environmental safety
        Theme_Keyword: pharmaceutical contamination
        Theme_Keyword: waste treatment and disposal
        Theme_Keyword: water chemistry
    Point_of_Contact:
      Contact_Information:
        Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: webmaster@toxics.usgs.gov
  Metadata_Reference_Information:
    Metadata_Date: 20120905
    Metadata_Standard_Name: Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
    Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998