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Reuters Special Report Covers Salt & Lead Contamination in Town of Orleans

March 10th, 2016 | Posted by Lee

ORLEANS, New York – In this town of 2,800 just south of the Canadian border, residents have long worried about the water flowing from their taps.

The water in one household is so corrosive it gutted three dishwashers and two washing machines. Another couple’s water is so salty the homeowners tape the taps when guests visit. Even the community’s welcome center warns travelers, “Do Not Drink The Water.”

Read the full story here,

and our letter published in several papers here.

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