Eastern Standard: Our Drinking Water
We humans are roughly 60 percent water. So its purity and abundance make or break the quality of our lives, not to mention our physical well-being. But from Martin County, Kentucky to Karachi, Pakistan, drinking water is imperiled (Kentucky alone is estimated to have some $6 billion in needed water infrastructure upgrades.)
Updates on the situation in Martin Co.; a conversation with a water company executive on that infrastructure shortfall; the costs of making it right: Lexington's EPA Consent Decree; an interview on how one public institution (EKU) has won national attention for its water sustainability efforts; and, a vivid trek to one of the worst drinking water scenes on the planet: Karachi.