PBS NewsHour

Protecting Americans From Danger in the Drinking Water

Clip: Season 2013 | 10m 55s

The town of Hinkley, Calif., had a Hollywood moment when its battle with chromium-6 tainted water was made into the film "Erin Brockovich." But Hinkley, still struggling with contamination, hasn't had a Hollywood ending. Miles O'Brien examines what chemicals are in our drinking water and why it's so difficult to get rid of them.

Aired: 03/13/13

Rating: NR

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