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Associated Press Series on Water Challenges


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Drinking Water: No Longer Pure, or Cheap – features all AP articles

Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure

Cities Bear Rising Cost of Keeping Water Safe to Drink

After years of low rates, customers can expect to pay more

Millions Remain Unspent in Federal Water-System Loan Program

Orange County offers model for places without enough water

Related articles:

  • State May Face $1B in Water System Needs as Millions Sit Unspent – Santa Fe New Mexican (Santa Fe)
  • OC Register (Orange County)
  • Aging Water Systems Get Federal Cash, But Spending Lags – Concord Monitor (Concord/Central NH)
  • $2.6 Billion Needed to Fix State's Water Mains – Republican American (New Haven/Litchfield, CT)
  • Report: R.I. Behind Other States in Spending Federal Funds for Drinking Water Infrastructure – Providence Journal (Providence, RI)
  • Michigan Facing $13B Tab to Maintain Water Systems – Detroit News (Detroit)
  • Tennessee is No. 1 in Nation for Unspent Federal Funds to Improve Drinking Water – Times Free Press (Chattanooga)
  • Billions Needed to Keep Water Systems Working – Macomb Daily (Macomb County, MI)
  • Rising Water Costs Linked to Aging Infrastructure Needs – Oakland Press (Oakland County, MI)
  • The State With the Most Unspent Federal Funds to Improve Drinking Water – Governing (National)
  • $340 million in California Drought-Relief Money Left Unspent – Los Angeles Daily News (Los Angeles)
  • Availability of Clean Water Can't Be Taken for Granted Anymore – The Ledger (Lakeland, FL)
  • Indiana’s Drinking Water Infrastructure Upgrade Needs - The Kansas City Star
  • U.S. Faces High Cost for Fixing Old Pipes - Arkansas Online
  • 384 Billion Needed to Maintain U.S. Water System 22 News (Springfield, MA)
  • Massachusettes Needs Billions to Ensure Clean Water Washington Times (National)



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