The Filthy Water of Seville, California

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Young people in this impoverished agricultural community, have learned a harsh life lesson: “Don’t drink the water!”  Seville has been plagued for decades by contaminated drinking water. It is the grim result of more than half a century in which chemical fertilizers, animal wastes, pesticides and other substances have infiltrated aquifers, seeping into the groundwater and eventually into the tap.

Read more… http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/us/tainted-water-in-california-farmworker-communities.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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