Whenever the sewer system is overloaded after heavy rain, part of the wastewater gets into our rivers, streams and lakes unpurified – and with it antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This is particularly unwelcome when it comes to hospital wastewater. Now the interplay between wastewater treatment installations and the sewer system is to be optimised.

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Link to: Professional article on antibiotic resistances in the water cycle (available only in German) (PDF, 735 kB, 15.11.2019)

Link to: Reducing antibiotic resistances in bodies of water (available only in Germanj and French) (PDF, 304 kB, 15.11.2019)

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