Climate change is making it harder to provide clean drinking water in farm country

Climate change is making it harder to provide clean drinking water in farm country

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Janis Elliott lives in the unincorporated Iowa town of Avon. She put a reverse osmosis system in her home after she found nitrate levels almost double the EPA health standard.

The largest water utility in Iowa is sounding alarms that it won’t be able to keep up with cleaning the water for more than 600,000 customers as extreme weather swings become more common.

(Image credit: Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio)

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