Drugs in Drinking WaterXenius

27 min
Available from 21/09/2019 to 16/12/2019
Which drugs are consumed in Europe and in which countries? The Xenius team meet Christoph Ort, an environmental engineer, in the sewers of Zurich: one place where the evidence of drug use can't be hidden, no matter how discreet it can be above ground. Here, they collect samples of wastewater which is then analysed to look for biomarkers characteristic of drug consumption.

  • Presenter :
    • Emilie Langlade, Adrian Pflug
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2019