Water Lines Remain Shattered in New Orleans

I heard this podcast the other day and it was a very good, but very grim, story about New Orleans. Although everyone's toilets are flushing and showers are working, experts estimate that the damaged water lines leak around 50 MILLION gallons of water a day, which amounts to about 95 Olympic-sized swimming pools full. I wondered to myself how desperately needed clean water was in many places around the world. Then I thought, heck, I'm sure they'll need it in the Big Easy, too. But there it is gushing out into nowhere, for no one to have.

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