Puerto Rico’s Tap Water Often Goes Untested, Raising Fears About Lead Contamination

Puerto Rico’s Tap Water Often Goes Untested, Raising Fears About Lead Contamination

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Drinking water samples from homes in southwestern Puerto Rico are tested at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in San German.

People in Puerto Rico don’t trust the water supply, and with good reason. Local systems aren’t adequately tested for contaminants, including lead.

(Image credit: Rebecca Hersher/NPR)

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