In a world facing increased water shortages, irrigating crops with treated wastewater isn’t just a good idea – it’s a necessity. But what happens when that wastewater contains traces of pharmaceuticals? Dr. Evyatar Ben Mordechay is analysing how the pharmaceuticals that enter our sewage make their way into the agro-environment, and back into our bodies via crops we consume.
Dr. Evyatar Ben Mordechay recently graduated and is now a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Soil and Water Sciences.
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