General Remarks and Conclusions

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.


This chapter deals with the more relevant information described by the book in order to highlight the practical application of them.


Regulation Technological advances Opportunities 


  1. European Union (2013) Directive 2013/39/EU. Accessed Nov 2017
  2. International Initiative on Water Quality (2015) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO. Accessed Nov 2017
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2017) Emerging pollutants in water and wastewater. Accessed Oct 2017
  4. United States Environmental Protection Agency (2017) Contaminants of emerging concern including pharmaceuticals and personal care products. Accessed Nov 2017

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.
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  1. 1.Embrapa Agroenergia, Parque Estação BiológicaBrazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - National Research Center for AgroenergyBrasiliaBrazil

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