America has a fresh water problem. Here's why.

By Samuel Chang and Sara Gao

America has a fresh water problem. Here's why.

By Samuel Chang and Sarah Gao

America's fresh water is in danger. The Great Lakes hold roughly 20% of the world's surface freshwater, and Lake Erie alone provides drinking water to more than 11 million residents in the United States. But serious water quality, access and infrastructure problems are threatening our fresh water future. 

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:16pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:16pm