Why Is Our Water Quality In Question?
American drinking water infrastructure is aging, and the impacts are increasingly dangerous. How is the U.S. fixing it?LEARN MORE
When Flint, Michigan, changed its municipal water supply source in 2014, distribution pipes corroded and lead leached out into the drinking water.
People are getting drinking water from wells that haven't been monitored for carcinogens that can seep into the supply.By Scripps News
U.S scientists found the median levels of PFAS in freshwater fish were more than 270 times higher than those detected in commercially caught fish.By Andrew Muir / Great Lakes Fishery Commission via AP
Of the more than 700,000 miles of waterways in the U.S., nearly 51% are impaired by pollution.By Matt Rourke / AP
Former Memphis police recruiters described a growing desperation to fill hundreds of slots in recent years.By Gerald Herbert / AP
The State of the Union will air Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT.By Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
Power outages have left thousands of people without electricity in the Texas capital for nearly a week and are likely to drag on for days longer.By Paul Weber / AP