August 1996 Issue

Monitoring of Drinking Water Barely Trickles Ahead

Here's new warning our drinking water can harm -- in some cases, even kill. It comes from What's On Tap?, a report from the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA). The report surveyed the nation's largest metropolitan water districts, to weigh the risk of a large Cryptosporidium outbreak, like the massive 1993 outbreak. that sickened more than 400,000 and killed more than 100 in Milwaukee. According to the report, six cities are

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