In one of the world’s wealthiest countries, a nationwide water crisis is unfolding. Millions of American families have little or no access to clean drinking water. RT correspondent Helena Villar travelled across the US to find out what’s causing the country’s water crisis and why it’s bigger than you might think.
The water crisis isn’t just limited to Flint, however. Researchers estimate that up to a third of Americans won’t be able to afford water if rates continue to climb. Thousands of households across the US can’t keep up with their growing water bills and have been cut off from water services. In the meantime, with the nation’s fastest growing population, the southwest is dealing with water shortages and droughts, while struggling with the growing demand for water
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