Water is a basic need for humans, yet the current supply of drinking water is tainted with dangerous contaminants, including prescription and over the counter drugs. In fact, many would argue that the American water supply isn’t safe at all, even according the government’s somewhat loose standards. In a 2010 study, 10 percent of all water systems in the U.S. produced water that broke at least one EPA standard. This means that 23 million people in America had no choice but to drink tainted water. GE aims to change that with the introduction of its newest, most powerful water filter.
The problem of pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceuticals in the water supply are a very real concern for Americans. According to USA Today, a wide range of drugs, including extremely dangerous medications like mood stabilizers and sex hormones, are in the drinking water on a regular basis. The amounts are miniscule, but they are present nonetheless, and
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