Study: Antibiotics, Anti-Depressants, Estrogen In Drinking Water

A new study out today raises some serious questions about what's in our nation's drinking water.

An investigation by the Associated Press found trace amounts of prescription drugs in water that 41-million people drink.

Antibiotics, anti-depressants, and estrogen were all found.

An attorney for environmental advocacy group Natural Resources Defense Council says that it's impossible to completely prevent contamination.

Researchers say it's too early to know what the risks are. The utility companies say the water is safe.


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  • by Jenna Location: Pennsylvania on Apr 1, 2008 at 07:27 PM
    Is it possible that the water we all drink, that we now find out has hormones in it.Could that have something to do with our nations over weight people??something to think about....(AND THEY TELL YOU DRINK 8 GLASSES A DAY...)
  • by Jaleesa Location: Little Rock on Mar 14, 2008 at 09:00 PM
    It's crazy. This only shows how much people are neglecting the enviroment that has been so good to use all these years...People are just not realizing what serious effects are going to come from it., and it will soon come to the light.
  • by john Location: harlan on Mar 11, 2008 at 09:33 AM
    In my opion this is just an attempt to market a product. Some company has come up with something that is supposed to remove them andneeds someway to sell it.

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