Christine Vatovec is being called a “myth buster” for her study on pharmaceuticals in urban wastewater.

Her research, published in Science of the Total Environment, showed that – contrary to popular opinion – flushed pills are not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution.

Vatovec’s paper was covered by New ScientistMental FlossQuartzBurlington Free PressVermont Business and the Rutland Herald.


Mark Hendry