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Table 4

Average concentrations (Min-Max) measured during the observation period (14 months) for 20 relevant compounds (ng L−1) and WWTP removal efficiencies (%), N=12

CompoundIN (ng L−1)EF (ng L−1)Elimination (%)
Atenolol 323 (65–680) 43 (24–65) 70 
Bezafibrate 130 (57–268) 29 (8–60) 73 
Carbamazepine 578 (129–1,262) 529 (96–1,290) 
Clarithromycin 504 (64–1,015) 276 (61–583) 33 
Ciprofloxacin 654 (145–3,229) 218 (147–357) 37 
Diclofenac 2,109 (302–4,070) 1,523 (481–2,508) <20 
Ketoprofen 111 (15–211) 10 (4–29) 85 
Lidocaine 92 (20–151) 122 (32–231) 
Metoprolol 524 (175–1,150) 363 (202–720) <10 
Propranolol 167 (27–352) 131 (31–265) <10 
N-acetyl sulfamethoxazole 244 (33–658) 10 (4–28) 93 
Sulfamethoxazole 165 (4–562) 79 (18–176) −34 
Benzotriazole 4,905 (1,180–10,285) 2,337 (1,049–3,493) 41 
DEET 371 (46–1,845) 40 (19–59) 75 
TCPP 3,151 (1,320–5,851) 3,002 (1,076–5,218) <10 
Tolyltriazole 1,487 (590–2,602) 1,000 (505–1,337) <20 
Glyphosate 100 (23–196) 127 (60–193) −27 
AMPA 2,341 (825–4,650) 4,079 (1,500–9,460) −74 
PFOS 120 (10–413) 61 (5–246) 22 
PFOA 20 (5–50) 15 (4–47) 
CompoundIN (ng L−1)EF (ng L−1)Elimination (%)
Atenolol 323 (65–680) 43 (24–65) 70 
Bezafibrate 130 (57–268) 29 (8–60) 73 
Carbamazepine 578 (129–1,262) 529 (96–1,290) 
Clarithromycin 504 (64–1,015) 276 (61–583) 33 
Ciprofloxacin 654 (145–3,229) 218 (147–357) 37 
Diclofenac 2,109 (302–4,070) 1,523 (481–2,508) <20 
Ketoprofen 111 (15–211) 10 (4–29) 85 
Lidocaine 92 (20–151) 122 (32–231) 
Metoprolol 524 (175–1,150) 363 (202–720) <10 
Propranolol 167 (27–352) 131 (31–265) <10 
N-acetyl sulfamethoxazole 244 (33–658) 10 (4–28) 93 
Sulfamethoxazole 165 (4–562) 79 (18–176) −34 
Benzotriazole 4,905 (1,180–10,285) 2,337 (1,049–3,493) 41 
DEET 371 (46–1,845) 40 (19–59) 75 
TCPP 3,151 (1,320–5,851) 3,002 (1,076–5,218) <10 
Tolyltriazole 1,487 (590–2,602) 1,000 (505–1,337) <20 
Glyphosate 100 (23–196) 127 (60–193) −27 
AMPA 2,341 (825–4,650) 4,079 (1,500–9,460) −74 
PFOS 120 (10–413) 61 (5–246) 22 
PFOA 20 (5–50) 15 (4–47) 
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