The Time Has Come for Stronger Investment in Water Infrastructure – Especially for Underserved Communities

https://blog.ucsusa.org/science-blogger/the-time-has-come-for-stronger-investment-in-water-infrastructure-especially-for-underserved-communities

When news of the Flint water crisis broke headlines, 21 million people across the country relied on water systems that violated health standards. Low-income communities, minority populations, and rural towns disproportionately deal with barriers to safe water. Drinking water challenges are complex: failing infrastructure, polluted water sources, and low capacity utility management are all part of the issue.