The SIPIBEL project: treatment of hospital and urban wastewater in a conventional urban wastewater treatment plant

  • Teofana Chonova
  • Vivien Lecomte
  • Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski
  • Agnès Bouchez
  • Jérôme Labanowski
  • Christophe Dagot
  • Yves Lévi
  • Yves Perrodin
  • Laure Wiest
  • Adriana Gonzalez-Ospina
  • Benoit Cournoyer
  • Christel Sebastian
Pharmaceuticals and detergents in hospital and urban wastewater: characterisation and impacts

Abstract

Hospital wastewater (HWW) receives increasing attention because of its specific composition and higher concentrations of some micropollutants. Better knowledge of HWW is needed in order to improve management strategies and to ensure the preservation of wastewater treatment efficiency and freshwater ecosystems. This context pushed forward the development of a pilot study site named Site Pilote de Bellecombe (SIPIBEL), which collects and treats HWW separately from urban wastewater, applying the same conventional treatment process. This particular configuration offers the opportunity for various scientific investigations. It enables to compare hospital and urban wastewater, the efficiency of the two parallel treatment lines, and the composition of the resulting hospital and urban treated effluents, as well as the evaluation of their effects on the environment. The study site takes into account environmental, economic, and social issues and promotes scientific and technical multidisciplinary actions.

Keywords

Hospital wastewater Urban wastewater Wastewater treatment Observatory Project management Pharmaceuticals Activated sludge Environmental risk assessment 

Abbreviations

AFFSET

Agence française de sécurité sanitaire de l’environnement et du travail-French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

ANSES

Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail-French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Aquaref

laboratoire national de référence pour la surveillance des milieux aquatiques-French reference laboratory for the monitoring of aquatic environments

ARS

Agence Regionale Sante Rhone-alpes-Rhône Alpes Health agency

CHAL

Centre Hospitalier Alpes Léman

CIPEL

Commission internationale pour la protection des eaux du Léman-International Commission for the Protection of the water of the Geneva Lake

ENTPE

Ecole National de Travaux Publics de l’Etat

EVS

Environnement ville et Société-Environment, city and society

GRAIE

Groupe de Recherche Rhône Alpes sur les Infrastructures et l’Eau-Rhône Alpes Research Group on Infrastructure and Water

HWW

Hospital Wastewater

IC2MP

Institut de Chimie des Milieux et des Matériaux de Poitiers

INRA UMR CARRTEL

Centre Alpin de Recherche sur les Réseaux Trophiques et Ecosystèmes Limniques

INSA Lyon

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon

ISA

Institut des Sciences Analytiques-Institute of Analytical Sciences of Lyon

ONEMA

office national eau milieu aquatiques-French National Agency for Water and Aquatic Environment

PNRM

Plan National sur les Résidus de Médicaments dans les eaux

SIG

Services Industriels de Genève

SIPIBEL

Site Pilote de Bellecombe

UWW

Urban Wastewater

WWTP

Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teofana Chonova
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Vivien Lecomte
    • 1
  • Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski
    • 2
  • Agnès Bouchez
    • 3
  • Jérôme Labanowski
    • 4
  • Christophe Dagot
    • 5
  • Yves Lévi
    • 6
  • Yves Perrodin
    • 7
  • Laure Wiest
    • 8
  • Adriana Gonzalez-Ospina
    • 9
  • Benoit Cournoyer
    • 10
  • Christel Sebastian
    • 2
  1. 1.GRAIE, Groupe de Recherche Rhône-Alpes sur les Infrastructure et l’EauVilleurbanneFrance
  2. 2.Univ Lyon, INSA Lyon, Laboratoire DEEP, EA 7429Villeurbanne CedexFrance
  3. 3.UMR CARRTEL, INRA, USMBThonon-les-BainsFrance
  4. 4.Université de Poitiers, ENSIP, UMR CNRS 7285, IC2MPPoitiers CedexFrance
  5. 5.Université de Limoges, UMR-INSERM1092, Faculté de médecineLimogesFrance
  6. 6.Univ Paris sud, Univ. Paris-Saclay, UMR 8079, CNRS, AgroParisTech, Faculté de PharmacieChatenay-MalabryFrance
  7. 7.Université de Lyon; ENTPE; CNRS, UMR 5023 LEHNAVaulx-en-Velin CedexFrance
  8. 8.Univ Lyon, CNRS, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Ens de Lyon, Institut des Sciences Analytiques, UMR 5280VilleurbanneFrance
  9. 9.Suez–Treatment Infrastructure, Wastewater Technical & Innovation DivisionRueil MalmaisonFrance
  10. 10.UMR CNRS 5557 Ecologie Microbienne, INRA 1418-VetAgro SupMarcy L’EtoileFrance

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