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Puerto Rico’s drinking water system fails its people

http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/thecountrysdrinkingwatersystemfails-2319886 The Country’s drinking water system fails A report finds multiple violations both from a lack of monitoring and notifying as well as from the presence of lead and other pollutants Thursday, May 11, 2017 – 9:39 AM By Marga … Continue reading

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The Hidden Problems With Puerto Rico’s Water Supply – Pollution, groundwater contamination

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/puerto-rico-hurricane-water-contamination The Hidden Problems With Puerto Rico’s Water Supply Hurricane Maria exacerbated long-term issues, and researchers are only just starting to understand how. by Sarah Laskow March 05, 2018 Islands Week Directing water from a cave spring to drinking water … Continue reading

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Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico, according to Utility

http://abcnews.go.com/US/electricity-restored-75-percent-customers-puerto-rico-utility/story?id=53005459 Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico: Utility By M.L. NESTEL Feb 11, 2018, 6:30 PM ET Carlos Giusti/APPublic Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing hard hat, directs locals who are municipal workers, Eliezer Nazario, holding rope, … Continue reading

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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/puerto-rico-struggles-with-massive-environmental-crisis/2017/10/16/6dd1339c-b296-11e7-9b93-b97043e57a22_story.html Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria In this Saturday, Oct. 14 2017 photo, people affected by Hurricane Maria bathe in water piped from a mountain creek, in Utuado, Puerto Rico. Raw sewage is pouring into the … Continue reading

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Finding Water in Puerto Rico: An Endless Game of Cat and Mouse

  Finding Water in Puerto Rico: An Endless Game of Cat and Mouse By CAITLIN DICKERSONOCT. 12, 2017 The beverage shelves were empty at a Walgreens store in the Santurce neighborhood of San Juan. Credit Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico tap water, water quality violations ranked worse than all 50 states according to NRDC – Natural Resources Defense Council

https://www.nrdc.org/resources/threats-tap-widespread-violations-water-infrastructure Use the link above to check the water violations in your area. http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/thecountrysdrinkingwatersystemfails-2319886 The Country’s drinking water system fails A report finds multiple violations both from a lack of monitoring and notifying as well as from the presence of … Continue reading

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