Lead contamination in the drinking water of a Michigan city helped expose serious problems with America’s water infrastructure. So how bad is the country’s water crisis?
Buried No Longer: Confronting America’s Water Infrastructure Challenge
“A new kind of challenge is emerging in the United States, one that for many years was largely buried in our national consciousness.”
Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show
“More than 20 percent of the nation’s water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.”
1.6 million Americans don’t have indoor plumbing. Here’s where they live
“The Pew Research Center’s excellent FactTank blog reported Tuesday that the Census Bureau is considering dropping a number of questions from its American Community Survey.”
Flint Sends Overdue Notices to Residents Who Aren’t Paying for Their Water, Which Is Poison
“Flint, Michigan, is sending out notices to residents who haven’t been paying for their city water services.”
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