Report: “Plumbing poverty” in Milwaukee

Milwaukee ranks third in the nation for residents without access to running water at home, according to a new report from Kings College London.

The report found there are approximately 3,000 households in Milwaukee without plumbing — that means if four people are living in a house, 12,000 people in the city of Milwaukee don’t have access to water at home.

That number has remained unchanged since 2000, according to the report.

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