Water quality concerns
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - You expect the water to be clean when you're in the hospital but what happens to our local waters when hospitals flush away drugs?
Lee Memorial Hospital does flush some of its drugs down the drain and it's all legal.
The FDA recommends it but those drugs can end up in the fish we eat and the waters where our kids swim.
That has some people very concerned.
The FDA is having a national drug disposal weekend this Saturday.
You can go to their website and you can find out where you can safely drop off your unused medication where it will be properly incinerated and not flushed down the drain.