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All Streams Have Pesticides?

Latest report from Science of the Total Environment shows that even in the highly-regulated EU, 13 of 29 river water samples showed elevated levels of pesticides and pharmaceuticals.

Circle of Blue says:

"New chemicals and medicines are being developed, then leaching into waterways, faster than researchers can study them."

Tap Score Says says:

"If European rivers show high concentrations of pesticides and pharmaceuticals I worry US water-bodies (Midwest, in particular) are likely to be even more exposed."