© 2024 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Biden wants to replace millions of lead pipes, but water utilities don't know where they are

Last year, the Biden administration announced plans to replace all of the lead pipes across the U.S. But before states begin the work, they’ll have to figure out where they are.

Allison Kite of KCUR explains how this is playing out for Missouri and neighboring states.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

KOSU is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.