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New Yorkers: Tell Us About Your Tap Water

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The Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains upstate provides water to New York City.

Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY

The recent debacle at NYCHA’s Jacob Riis Houses on the Lower East Side, where tenants were told arsenic had been found in the tap water — and then days later told by city officials it was a false positive — has brought up concerns about water quality, in our newsroom and around the city.

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A Jacob Riis Houses tenant brings water home after city officials handed it out because arsenic was found in tap water there, Sept. 6, 2022.

Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY

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