Where's Erin Brockovich?

Drugs found in drinking water supplying at least 41 million Americans. And this is a bit of an ewww on how it gets in the water:

People take pills. Their bodies absorb some of the medication, but the rest of it passes through and is flushed down the toilet. The wastewater is treated before it is discharged into reservoirs, rivers or lakes. Then, some of the water is cleansed again at drinking water treatment plants and piped to consumers. But most treatments do not remove all drug residue.

Are they saying tap water comes from toilets? It is treated and then put back in the drinking supply? That. Is. Gross.

This study was done by the AP, and not the bottled water people (that we know of).

Source: AP

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