Report Says Unsafe Water Supply Infrastructure Needs Upgrading

A report by the National Resources Defense Council says that millions of Americans may have been exposed to lead-contaminated drinking water from outdated or deteriorating water systems around the country.

Construction finishing on a two million gallon water tank in a 13,000-acre water well field owned by the Colorado River Municipal Water District near Wickett, Texas. The land and existing infrastructure, purchased from Luminant Generation using state funds, as well as newly constructed water wells and pipeline, can pump up to 30 million gallons of water out of the field a day.

A report by the National Resources Defense Council says that millions of Americans may have been exposed to lead-contaminated drinking water from outdated or deteriorating water systems around the country. The report found that the situation poses a national problem that needs a national solution. A copy of the report can be found here. (Water Online)