For many poor families in California's rural San Joaquin Valley, the drinking water that comes from the tap is unhealthful -- often polluted by the same large-scale agriculture that gives them jobs. Pollution of private wells is a problem that spreads nationwide.
"It's Elemental: Many Private Wells Across U.S. Are Contaminated With Arsenic And Other Elements" (Environmental Health Perspectives)
"Rural Residents: 'Who Knows What's in the Water?'" (Fresno Bee)
"Dangers of Nitrates Well Known, But Stats Are Scarce" (Fresno Bee)
"Good Water Gone Bad" (Fresno Bee)