A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.
“These are people who just want to make money, but they've already dried up the upper Strawberry Creek and they've done a lot of damage.”
Fixing water lines is important, but so is giving people confidence to turn on the tap.
One campaigner called her confirmation “a tremendous win for Indigenous communities, the waters, parks, and lands across our country, and the climate.”
Due to the country’s aging infrastructure, the CDC expects a further increase to the transmission of diseases through biofilms and water systems.
"Coronavirus is the biggest story in the country, and rightfully so. But today, this enormous, exclusive, and damning story should be a very, very close second."
“The next COVID-19 stimulus package provides an opportunity to invest in ways that create lots of jobs and finally begin to provide the level of resources that are needed to make sure no one is drinking polluted water.”
A majority of the members sent her a letter this morning with a plea: Order a statewide moratorium on water shutoffs to protect the public from the fast-spreading COVID-19.