Turning on our water in our homes is so second nature that we just don't have enough time in the day to think about what all is involved with delivering water to our homes.
A New York Times article written by Charles Duhigg talks about our aging water delivery infrastucture and how pipes are breaking down across many U.S. towns. Some key quotes from this article include
“We’re relying on water systems built by our great-grandparents, and no one wants to pay for the decades we’ve spent ignoring them,” said Jeffrey K. Griffiths, a professor atTufts University and a member of the E.P.A.’s National Drinking Water Advisory Council.
“There’s a lot of evidence that people are getting sick,” he added. “But because everything is out of sight, no one really understands how bad things have become.”
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