A Much Worse Water Crisis Is Happening In This Tiny West Virginia Mountain Town

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Fri January 24, 2014

A Much Worse Water Crisis Is Happening In This Tiny West Virginia Mountain Town

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After Jessica Lilly reported on parts of Wyoming County that have lacked safe water for months, Business Insider picked up on the story and provided this follow up. We've gotten numerous inquiries from around the region from those asking how they can help the citizens of Wyoming County and donations are starting to pour in.
While the area around Charleston, West Virginia recovers from a chemical leak that shut down water supplies for a week, with ongoing concerns about water safety, another part of the state hasn't had clean water for five months. It hasn't made a lot of headlines, but then again the town of Bud (population 487) rarely does.