Issues that affect water supply and sanitation in the United States include water scarcity, pollution, a backlog of investment, concerns about the affordability of water for the poorest, and a rapidly retiring workforce. INcreased variability and intensity of rainfall as a result of climate change is expected to produce both more severe droughts and flooding, with potentially serious consequences for water supply and for pollution from combined sewer overflows. DRoughts are likely to particularly affect the 66 percent of Americans whose communities depend on surface water. AS for drinking water quality, there are concerns about disinfection by-products, lead, perchlorates and pharmaceutical substances, but generally drinking water quality in the U.S. Is good.
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Subtítulo: WATER CONSERVATION, RECLAIMED WATER, PUBLIC UTILIT