About one-fifth of the faucets in three University of Oregon residence halls run with lead-tainted water — and a fourth hall is very likely to have some of the same.
Communities across the Northwest were shocked recently to discover dangerously high lead levels in their water. How did this happen, and what’s being done to fix the problem?
As a precaution, the university is asking students moving into the affected halls in coming weeks not to drink or cook with any of the tap water and, instead, use university-provided bottled water for those purposes.
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