Muddy Waters

Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States providing water and electricity to millions are reaching dead pool status.

US states face more mandatory water cuts due to extreme drought. These cuts mostly affect the states of Arizona and Nevada. More than 150,000 people in Mississippi’s capital had no clean running water for weeks. People had to stand in line for hours to get bottled water.

Jackson a predominantly black populated city has been facing water issues for years. While the country is in dire need of investment in infrastructure, the government is still keen on increasing military spending.

In this episode we will discuss the country’s water crisis. How lakes and rivers are drying up and people are faced with water cuts. The water crisis in Jackson, where people have gone without clean water for weeks and how racism plays an important role in the problems at the capital of Mississippi.

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