ECs are widely used, synthetic or organic compounds, measured in <μg/L concentrations, and not traditionally tested for in water quality assessments
Measuring emerging contaminants is an area of active environmental research.
Driven by improvements in analytical methods
At the sub pg/L levels!
y In the area of PPCPs there are several methods addressing these analytes including EPA Method 1694.
y Today’s report describes the Agilent solution to Method 1694 (June 2008)
Courtesy of USGS