Drinking Water Has Highest Contamination Levels in These Five States

By Jordan King | Newsweek | June 8, 2024

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"A map has revealed the five states with the most water systems where drinking water has been registered as above the proposed limit for PFAS—human-made "forever" chemicals.

New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania have the most highly contaminated drinking water systems, according to the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) interactive map.

Newsweek analysis showed there are around 556 in New Jersey, 439 in Massachusetts, 263 in California, 202 in New Hampshire, and 125 in Pennsylvania."