APIs and EDCs are usually non-biodegradable and can be very hard to remove from water. We look at why and how to remove APIs from...
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PNEC is a term mainly used in the water purification industry. But what is it and why is the PNEC concentration of chemicals in wastewater becoming more important? Why are PNECs increasingly relevant to many manufacturing industries that discharge potentially harmful chemicals – especially...
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Mikael Khan, Director of Technology at Arvia Technology lifts the lid on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in our water supplies.
Reports show that Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals are entering the environment at unsafe levels for both humans and wildlife.
Rapid technical advances, particularly in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, agriculture, chemical and food and beverage sectors, mean an increasing number of new, complex compounds are present in industrial effluent.
In the second of two blogs on the impact of pharmaceutical residues and micropollutants on the environment, Arvia’s chief executive Mike Lodge, explains the risks of antimicrobial resistance and how it can be tackled.
There are currently 100,000 commercially registered compounds in Europe and there is little in place to stop the residue from the majority of these eventually entering the water cycle.