New Report Finds That ‘Race Is Still Strongest Determinant’ When It Comes to Access to Clean Water

Nicole Rojas
Dec 2, 2019 - 7:11
New Report Finds That 'Race Is Still Strongest Determinant' When It Comes to Access to Clean Water

A new report released by a clean water non-profit revealed that “race is still the strongest determinant” when it comes to having access to safe potable water. Dig Deep - a non-profit “that works to ensure that every American has clean running water forever” - along with the U.S. Water Alliance, found that more than 2 million Americans live without running water or basic indoor plumbing.  The report, released in November, found that Native Americans were 19 times more likely to lack indoor plumbing than whites. Meanwhile, Latinx and African Americans were twice as likely to lack...

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