Church Provides Safe Drinking Water When People Fear Lead Contamination

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Pastor Mike Kimball, left, and church volunteer Beth Harris give bottled water and cleaning supplies to anyone who asks for them in Sebring, Ohio. (Photo Credit: EMILY ATKIN)

Emily Atkin | ThinkProgress | March 14, 2016 | Shared as educational material

A pastor of the Nazarene Church filled his car with water and drove 100 miles to deliver it to people in Sebring. He doesn’t ask for proof of home water contamination because people are still scared of their water. Although state and federal officials knew of lead contamination in the local public water system for months, residents did not. Unlike Flint, Michigan, the small Ohio town has received an outpouring of donations and support. Read more here:

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