January 2009 – An Emerging Threat to Our Water
“A Threat to Our Water: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products”
Originally presented on January 21, 2009.
This webcast introduces the issue of how the use, and improper disposal, of medications and personal care products by the public is presenting a serious threat to the quality and safety of public water supplies across the country.
Documents and Files:
- Office of National Drug Control Policy
- Environmental Protection Agency PPCP Website
- Earth 911
- Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Disposal of Unwanted Medicines: A Resource for Action in your Community
- Potomac Water Watch
You can view the webcast below using the embedded video viewer. Just click on Play and the video will start momentarily. Alternatively, you may download a copy to your own PC. Simply right-click on the provided link and save the presentation to your desktop or other appropriate directory. You can then open the file once it is downloaded and view it by using the default Windows Media Player software.
Download the file in Windows Media (WMV) format.