Thousands Infected: the Walkerton Water Crisis
There are few things we take for granted more than our drinking water.
When we want water, we turn on the tap, and there it is. And, by and large, we trust that the water coming out of our tap is clean and safe for us to use. We’re completely dependent on that water as we use it for everything in our lives, from brushing our teeth, to bathing, to cooking with it, and obviously to drink it.
But, what happens when something goes wrong? What happens when that water becomes tainted?
On this episode of the 519 Podcast, we take a look at how an entire town’s water supply became so dangerous that it led to severe illness and death.
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