News Briefs: Untested Tap Water in Puerto Rico Raises Concerns About Lead

In this week's sewer and water news, 97 percent of the population of Puerto Rico gets water from a system that has failed Lead & Copper Rule tests; and hurricane floodwaters overwhelm hog farms and ash dumps in North Carolina

Citizens of Puerto Rico generally don’t trust their tap water, according to a new report by NPR, largely due to fears that it’s contaminated with elevated lead levels.

Nearly the entire population of the...

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