The Environmental Working Group (EWP) put together a water quality database you can search, simply by entering your zip code. Their information is based on water testing data from the Environmental Protection Agency, from 2010 to 2015.
The same crisis that devastated the water infrastructure in Flint, MI has already begun in Upstate, NY. Hoosick Falls is a little town in the Capitol region and their water source, in some instances, has been deemed unsafe. How serious is this situation?
The water crisis in Flint, MI continues to be a huge problem as several people, including hundreds of children, have been diagnosed with lead poisoning due to its presence in the water supply. Our sister station WIBX 950 has organized a bottled water drive and several local businesses and organizations are involved. You can be as well.