Project #4616

Hospital Wastewater Practices and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water

In Progress
Principal Investigator
Research Manager
Dr. Hyunyoung Jang
American Water
Compounds of Emerging Concern (CECs)
Microbes & Pathogens
Risk Assessment


This project aimed to provide a holistic view to water utility and healthcare facility practitioners on management of compounds of emerging concern (CECs) in hospital wastewater. Emphasis was placed on identifying information gaps for future research on CEC management at these facilities, with the ultimate goal of establishing practices to improve the protection of both human health and ecosystems. Published in 2020.