As a member of the Water Watchdogs
your role is the following: you are an organization that works
with the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). Since the outbreak
of Cryptosporidium in Milwaukee, your group has been investigating
urban water supplies and reporting the results to the EPA. You
must find the following information:
are the current statistics for lead concentration found in local
are the sources for the contaminants?
industries are the major contributors of lead into local drinking
water? Your visual aid should include a map of the local area
and the industries responsible for lead release into the water.
is the legal limit to the amount of lead that industries can
release into the water?
are the sources of contamination identified.
are the legal responsibilities of a company that releases lead
into water supplies? Penalties? Clean up?
must citizens know in order to remedy the situation?