Project #4616

Hospital Wastewater Practices and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water

$244,930
In Progress
Principal Investigator
Zia
Bukhari
Research Manager
Dr. Hyunyoung Jang
Contractor
American Water
Compounds of Emerging Concern (CECs)
Microbes & Pathogens
Risk Assessment

Abstract

This project will improve understanding on the current discharge and treatment practices of health care facilities and their efficacy to manage the risk of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), both chemical and microbiological. It will also investigate what regulations exist regarding such practices and how they are communicated with water utilities.