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Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds: A review of their challenge to sustainable and safe water supply and water reuse

Falconer, Ian R; Chapman, Heather F; Moore, Michael R; Ranmuthugala, Geethanjali

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The relevance of endocrine-disrupting compounds as potential contaminants of drinking water is reviewed, particularly in the reuse of wastewater. Growing populations and increasing intensification of land and water use for industry and agriculture have increased the need to reclaim wastewater for reuse, including to supplement the drinking water supply. The variety of anthropogenic chemicals that have been identified as potential endocrine disruptors in the environment and the problems arising...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24394
Source: Environmental Toxicology
DOI: 10.1002/tox.20172

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