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Artificial sweeteners reveal septic system effluent in rural ground water


October 30, 2017
By Journal of Environmental Quality

Simcoe and Dufferin counties, Ont. – A new study published in the Journal of Environmental Quality examines the occurrence of four commonly used artificial sweeteners in an unconfined sand aquifer that serves as a water supply for rural residents, as a receptor of domestic wastewater from septic systems, and as a source of baseflow to the Nottawasaga River in Ontario. | READ MORE