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Drinking water supply requires urgent action in Puerto Rico

60% water loss per day is gross incompetence. “At the same time, the government’s part cannot be postponed and this includes comprehensive repair and replacing deficient lines that cause the loss of up to 60 percent of daily production, as … Continue reading

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Water is a crucial shield against the pandemic

380 million gallons wasted from 640 million gallons produced daily! Over 59% of produced water is wasted in Puerto Rico?  Will file under Incompetence & Mismanagement. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/waterisacrucialshieldagainstthepandemic-2568005 Water is a crucial shield against the pandemic Drinking water is essential for … Continue reading

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Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure – average grade of D-

Does Puerto Rico still use the marketing slogan, “Puerto Rico does it better?” Does what better?  Better than whom? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/reportrevealsseriousdeficienciesinpuertoricosinfrastructure-2529236 Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers says findings in the report show … Continue reading

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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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