Water Worries: New Jersey's Lead Crisis: 30-minute specialPosted: Updated:
Thousands of Newark residents are amid a crisis concerning lead contamination in their drinking water.
The contamination stems from old lead water service pipes that feed drinking water into homes.
Lead is poisonous when ingested, putting thousands in New Jersey’s largest city at risk.
News 12 New Jersey takes a look at this ongoing crisis in the Garden State.
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