25-Plus Drugs In More Than Half Of America’s Drinking Water

You might be ingesting something poisonous each time you drink a glass of tap water — small amounts of prescription drugs. Researchers have found that half the water discharged from large sewer plants in the United States is contaminated with prescription and over-the-counter drugs, according to a new EPA study.

The scariest part? The level of drugs in the water supply is much higher than previously thought, and scientists don’t know how these trace amounts of drugs affect human health, The New Republic reported.
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