Published: Nov 02, 2010 4:02 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 02, 2010 12:51 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Imagine drinking your own urine! It could soon be a reality for millions of  Americans according to a new study.

Parts of the U.S., mainly out west, are experiencing dangerous drought conditions.

In fact, in some cities in Arizona - crews are recycling waste water containing raw sewage and purifying it into tap water.

The process could soon spread to other parts of the U.S.