Pharmaceuticals: An Emerging Contaminant

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Traces of pharmaceuticals such as antibiotics, hormones, and mood stabilizers have been found in over 24 major metropolitan areas. Pharmaceuticals end up in drinking water pretty easily. According to the Water Quality Association, oral drugs can pass through the human body and end up in the water supply. They can also contaminate the water through flushing unused or expired medications down the toilet.

According to the Water Quality Association, oral drugs can pass through the human body and end up in the water supply.

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