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Something’s in the Water is a report on Pittsburgh’s water systems. What you need to know



Originally Published:

April 21, 2021


Water quality has long been an issue in Pittsburgh between its aged infrastructure and history of heavy industrial pollution. Now the Pittsburgh-based advocacy and education nonprofit, Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE), has released its comprehensive, two-year analysis, Something’s in the Water, of 36 community water systems, assembled via public information and Right to Know requests.

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Our program focuses on the crucial issue of environmental justice, particularly in the face of climate change. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh.

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