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New Series 'Toxic Taps' Goes Under Surface Of California's Water Crises

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A million Californians in over 300 communities across the state of California lack access to clean, potable drinking water.

The problem extends from the more affluent regions of Palo Alto and Napa to lower-income rural areas of the Central Valley, with varying toxins and infrastructure concerns compromising the water’s integrity.

How is the nation’s breadbasket lacking access to a basic human necessity? Tara Lohan, managing editor for Water Deeply, is behind the new series "Toxic Taps," in which one of the episodes details the fight for water, health and equity in California’s Central Valley and beyond. She joins Insight to tell us more.


Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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