Wyniki pilotażowego badania zawartości substancji czynnych farmaceutyków w wodach podziemnych w próbkach wody pobranych z krajowej sieci monitoringu wód podziemnych

Anna Kuczyńska


Results of a pilot study on the assessment of pharmaceuticals in groundwater in samples collected from the national groundwater monitoring network.
A b s t r a c t. This article presents the results of a pilot study on the content of pharmaceuticals and hormones in groundwater samples taken from the national groundwater monitoring network of the Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute. Samples were collected during the surveillance monitoring of groundwater bodies in 2016 from selected 93 groundwater monitoring sites and analysed for a total of 31 active substances. These active substances contained compounds from the following groups of drugs: natural and
synthetic oestrogen hormones, cardiovascular and respiratory medications, analgesics and anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, antimicrobial drugs and anti-epileptics. The study confirmed the presence of pharmaceuticals in 63% of groundwater samples taken.

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