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Updates About Wastewater

Discover the latest about wastewater and water treatment.

Wastewater treatment may give rise to new antibiotics

For decades, scientists have been investigating what effects drugs and other chemicals that get into wastewater may have on the environment and human health. More recently, they have become interested in how disinfection treatments can change them into new compounds.

Under the Clean Water Act, EPA works in partnership with EPA Regions, states, local governments, tribes, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations to regulate discharges into surface waters. Other EPA initiatives include green infrastructure, energy management, effective municipal capital finance mechanisms, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure sustainability, and water efficiency.

Water Use: Wastewater treatment

The USGS Water Science School Back to previous page We consider wastewater treatment as a water use because it is so interconnected with the other uses of water. Much of the water used by homes, industries, and businesses must be treated before it is released back to the environment.

NJ Reagent & Remediation Chemicals - Environmental Solvents

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