Thousands Of People Could Die Of Covid-19 Because Of Unpaid Water Bill Shut-Offs

  • Thousands of people will likely die in the coming weeks because President Joe Biden’s administration has failed to act on pleas by nonprofits and others to help keep water service on to help people avoid Covid infections.
  • “Anybody who lives in this country has the right to clean water,” said Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) Dingell and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) introduced a bill, H.R. 616, that would prohibit residential water shutoffs during the pandemic and create a $1.5 billion fund to help people pay water bills.

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