Other Cities Have the Same Water Issues as Flint

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Article Courtesy of Jason K. | July 16th, 2016 | Augusta Free Press | Published as Educational Material

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Flint isn’t the only city that has a dire water pollution problem. There are over 5,300 other water systems around the country that have “either shirked responsibilities to treat their water supplies to reduce lead levels, failed to monitor water supplies for lead, or neglected to report unsafe lead levels to the public or regulators.” With such alarming numbers, it is only logical to think that the government should be taking steps to renewing water infrastructure, especially in poorer communities. Read more about it here.

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