WBEZ’s Lead Investigation

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another water fountain
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WBEZ’s Lead Investigation

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For the past few months, WBEZ has been reporting on where high levels of lead are showing up in our water here in Chicago. The latest culprit is some Park District water fountains. WBEZ’s Monica Eng used a Freedom of Information Act request to get her hands on documents that show some water fountains in Chicago, including some along the lakefront, are dispensing water with very high levels of lead. Jenn White talks to Monica Eng about what she learned.