Michigan PFAS by the numbers: How much is unsafe?

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Confusion runs rampant about PFAS dangers. The federal government and states can’t agree on how much is unsafe for states. Here’s a primer on what’s known so far.

Remembering Michigan’s PBB Crisis

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Contamination of the food-supply chain in Michigan in the 1970s was one of the worst mass poisonings in U.S. history. The events still resonate today.

Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Recovery Begins in Kerala, Where Historic Flooding Killed Hundreds

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More than 1 million Kerala residents were displaced by the worst flooding in a century.

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

A Decade After Barcelona’s Water Emergency, Drought Still Stalks Spain

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Precipitation in 2017 was scarce, plunging Spain into its worst drought since 2008.

Water Access In Lima Complicated by Inequality and Climate Uncertainty

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Lima, Peru, is at high risk for water shortages.

U.S. Water Withdrawals Continue Marked Decline

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The country is using less water, but latest USGS report shows influences of California drought on national data.

Kentucky AG Investigates Rural Water System That Has Been Failing for Decades

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Kentucky’s top lawyer opens inquiry into the management of the troubled Martin County Water District.

Tehran Faces Crisis As Iran’s Water Supply Runs Low

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Tehran, the capital and largest city, could soon be the epicenter of Iran’s water crisis.

Price of Water 2018: Utilities Revise Household Water Rate Formulas

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Small increase in prices but some significant adjustments to water bill calculations.