But is it safe to drink? – Before we fight any more water wars, let’s clean up the water we have! Even if we don’t intend to, most of us end up taking prescription drugs (and drugs that doctors DON’T prescribe) through our drinking water. There is a rising level of pharmaceuticals ending up in the water supply, particularly around hospitals and long-term care facilities, where pharmaceutical use is heavy. We’re found out a lot of amazing things, now can we figure out how to clean this up before the rest of us end up taking this medicine too?
Many prescription and over-the-counter drugs are flushed down the toilet. Others cannot be fully metabolized by the body and are eliminated soon after they are taken. Eventually, those chemicals enter the environment and the drinking water supply. While there haven
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