- Listen to the broadcast from P4 Uppland.
- Read a report by among others Lutz Ahrens with measurements of micropollutants upstream and downstream of 28 wastewater treatment plants in Sweden. In this study are the wastewater treatment plants anonymized. The report is made on behalf of the Swedish EPA.
- Read a report from the organization Swedish Water about pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment. The report is citing data from Lutz Ahrens and colleguages.
High concentrations of diclofenac in River Fyrisån
The Swedish Radio P4 Uppland has interviewed Lutz Ahrens, from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, about pollutants in River Fyrisån.
Diclofenac is a pain killing drug which is dangerous for aquatic organisms. Lutz Ahrens, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, has for many years studied pharmaceuticals and other organic pollutants in Sweden. P4 Uppland has interviewed him regarding new data from the Swedish EPA pointing out the Rivers Fyrisån and Lövstaån in Uppland as espcilally polluted by diclofenac.