11. Presence and Removal of Illicit Drugs in Conventional Drinking Water Treatment Plants

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Maria Huerta-Fontela1,
  2. Maria Teresa Galceran2 and
  3. Francesc Ventura3

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch11

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Huerta-Fontela, M., Galceran, M. T. and Ventura, F. (2011) Presence and Removal of Illicit Drugs in Conventional Drinking Water Treatment Plants, in Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry (eds S. Castiglioni, E. Zuccato and R. Fanelli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    AGBAR-Aigües de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  3. 3

    AGBAR-Aigües de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470529546

Online ISBN: 9781118000816

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Keywords:

  • mass spectrometric analysis, of illicit drugs in environment - removal of illicit drugs in conventional drinking water treatment plants;
  • chemical pollutants, released into aquatic environment - by anthropogenic activities, issues in environmental chemistry;
  • illicit drug predicted reactivity - through conventional drinking water treatments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Illicit Drugs in Drinking Water

  • Illicit Drugs through Drinking Water Treatment

  • Disinfection By-Products

  • Analysis of Drinking Water Samples: A Real Case Study

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References