6. Occurrence of Illicit Drugs in Wastewater in Spain

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Cristina Postigo,
  2. Miren López de Alda and
  3. Damia Barcelò

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch6

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

Postigo, C., López de Alda, M. and Barcelò, D. (2011) Occurrence of Illicit Drugs in Wastewater in Spain, 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.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, 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:

  • illicit drug mass spectrometric analysis in environment - occurrence and fate, in wastewaters and surface waters of Spain;
  • illicit drugs in surface waters - toxicological implications on biota, and analytical methodologies for measuring illicit drugs;
  • illicit drugs and metabolites in effluent wastewater - levels measured in WWTP effluents in Spain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wastewater Analysis

  • Occurrence of Illicit Drugs and Metabolites in Influent Wastewater

  • Occurrence of Illicit Drugs and Metabolites in Effluent Wastewater

  • Removal of Illicit Drugs and Metabolites in Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Effect of Discharged Treated Wastewater on Surface Water Quality

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References