Chicago Tonight

Chicago Lags on Lead Line Replacement Promise

Clip: 09/20/2022 | 3m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

City crews have replaced less than one-half of 1% of the approximately 400,000 lead service lines responsible for contaminating Chicagoans’ tap water in the two years since Mayor Lori Lightfoot declared that it was “way past time” to ensure that Chicagoans have clean water in their homes, according to data obtained by WTTW News.

Aired: 09/20/22

Rating: NR

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