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On The Navajo Nation, Special Ed Students Await Water That Doesn't Stink : NPR

15.4.17

On The Navajo Nation, Special Ed Students Await Water That Doesn't Stink : NPR: Many of the kids at Saint Michael's are medically fragile. So they have equipment that needs to be cleaned daily. The staff refuses to use the tap water to wash equipment. Instead, they use 5-gallon jugs of filtered water trucked in from many miles away.

More than one-third of the Navajo Nation — which is the size of West Virginia — doesn't have running water. And at some of the places that do, like Saint Michael's, people don't want to drink it because it smells, tastes funny and looks bad.


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