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How safe is NYC water?​ An expert weighs in

By Metro New York, Mon, August 22, 2016

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New York City’s been in the grips of some unforgiving heat and humidity this summer. One of the top tips for staying healthy during such severe weather (and always) is to stay hydrated by drinking a lot of water. And the city extended hours at many of its public pools to give folks as much time as possible to cool off. But how safe is all that water you’re drinking from the tap? And with all those people crowding those huge pools, are you just jumping into a giant petri dish? Metro New York talked to Dr. Philip Landrigan, an expert in environmental medicine and public health at Mount Sinai Health System, about the safety of our water.


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