Effectiveness of Wastewater Treatment May Be Damaged During a Severe Flu Pandemic
The propensity of pharmaceutical drugs (not absorbed in the body) and harmful toxins in drinking and bathing water, has increased several hundred fold in the past 4 decades.
~ Uncle Russ
ScienceDaily (Mar. 2, 2011) — Existing plans for antiviral and antibiotic use during a severe influenza pandemic could reduce wastewater treatment efficiency prior to discharge into receiving rivers, resulting in water quality deterioration at drinking water abstraction points.