Many in West Virginia still wary of tap water months after chemical spilled into river

  • by: SARAH PLUMMER , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 29, 2014 - 3:10 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ever since chemicals spilled into the drinking water of 300,000 West Virginia residents in January, Charleston resident Scott McMillion and his family have used their public supply for just one task: flushing their toilet. Distrustful and angry, he's now teaching locals how to trap and purify rainwater as a drinking source.

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