Drugs In Our Drinking Water

http://www.kqed.org/.stream/anon/radio/quest/2008/07/2008-07-14-quest.mp3

Earlier this year a report came out showing that trace amounts of pharmaceuticals -- everything from ibuprofen to birth control pills -- are showing up in America's drinking water. Today, water agencies and consumers are still grappling with some unanswered questions: Do these tiny amounts of drugs pose any health risk? And if so, what can we do about them?

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