RIPR News
9:20 am
Thu February 21, 2002

In Coventry, Fears of Water Contamination

Coventry, RI – Residents of Pascoag once again have water, but
that it is not the only community in Rhode Island
with concerns about water quality. In Coventry,
there are health warnings about the chemical
beryllium, which has been discovered in some
private wells. The source is not clear, and that
has led to tensions in some neighborhoods.

For the full story, listen to the report by Suzannah Gonzales, environmental reporting fellow of the Metcalf Institute at the University of
Rhode Island.