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White House top climate advisor on making clean water a priority

Civil engineers estimate it could take more than $400 billion in the coming decades to update America’s aging water systems as climate change exacerbates challenges to accessing clean water.

Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd speaks with White House national climate advisor Ali Zaidi about how the Biden administration is tackling the problem in the short term with new funding for states.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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