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Toledo Now Deems Water Too Dangerous for Showers

As Chicago re-tests its own supply

(Newser) - Toledo's water, which was yesterday deemed unsafe for drinking or washing dishes , just got a scary downgrade: Health officials last night reversed their initial position that city water was safe enough for showering, and are now advising those with sensitive skin or liver disease to avoid bathing in it,...

US Will Need $1T to Fix Water Pipes
 US Will Need $1T  
 to Fix Water Pipes   
study says

US Will Need $1T to Fix Water Pipes

Industry estimate sees steep costs over next 25 years

(Newser) - The US could be facing a $1 trillion plumbing bill. That's how much it will cost over the next 25 years to mend or replace the disintegrating pipes that carry drinking water throughout cities and build new ones to accommodate a rising population, according to an industry study. And...

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