Why American cities are struggling to supply drinking water


Residents of Jackson, Mississippi; Flint, Michigan; and parts of New York City, Baltimore, and the state of Hawaii have all struggled with contaminated water supplies over the years. Why do so many cities have problems with their drinking water? Shannon Marquez, Dean of Global Engagement and Professor of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at Columbia University, joins John Yang for a chat.


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