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The purpose of this study is to detail and analyze the distribution, concentration, and loads of 5 organic compounds along Silver Bow Creek in Butte, Montana from the Municipal Wastewater treatment plant to the Warm Springs Ponds. The chemicals analyzed include Carbamazepine (pharmaceutical), Miconazole (fungicide) and three antibiotics – Sulfamethoxazole, Thiabendazole, and Ciprofloxacin.
This project begins a 2 year study to analyze 6 additional compounds (11 compounds total), to develop an effective method to detail and analyze OWCs using Mass Spectrometer/Liquid chromatography system, and to aid in assessment of aquatic health and ongoing restoration work. The EPA method 1694 was used for analysis
organic wastewater chemicals, Butte, Montana, 2 year study
Environmental Health and Protection | Organic Chemistry
Reid, Heidi; Hailer, Ph.D., Katie; and Parker, Ph.D., Steve, "Organic Wastewater Chemicals in Silver Bow Creek - Butte to Warm Springs Ponds" (2013). 2013 Undergraduate Research. 3.
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