"Drinking Through a Lead Straw' " $15B Approved to Fix Dangerous Water Pipes

Published Nov 08 2021 at 3:11 PM GMT
  • The infrastructure bill passed Friday funnels $15 billion into lead pipe remediation.
  • Water quality experts say the cost of getting rid of all lead pipes could ultimately cost $60 billion.
  • Still, some health advocates say the new funding will be transformative in allowing communities such as Houston's Fifth Ward to fix its pipes.



  • Published Nov 8, 2021 3:11 PM GMT