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Women Voice Concerns About Water Crisis

Reported: Feb. 27, 2014 10:04 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 27, 2014 10:39 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Kallie cart) -- Women voiced their concerns about the West Virginia water crisis Thursday night.

A Women and Water Listening Session was held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Charleston.

The women, most of them mothers, said the water is still a public health concern impacting their daily lives. They said more needs to be done to ensure the safety of West Virginia American Water customers and their families.

“Even now, seven weeks out, we're still not confident in the ability to be able to run the shower or just tell your kids to run the dishes,” Anoa Changa of Charleston said. “The regular, normal, everyday, average things we do, there is lingering doubt because there has been issues.”

Another event will be held on March 8. People from across West Virginia plan to rally at the state Capitol.

The goal is get one percent of people affected by the water crisis to attend.



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