Unconfirmed Contaminated Water In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

It should go without saying if your tap water looks like this, it is not safe to drink. Update! Most likely rust, not sewage.

1. THIS is what is coming out of the faucets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

2. THIS is the nearby Newton Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Reports are unconfirmed by officials, but it appears the plant is contaminating the surrounding neighborhoods.

Update: After Buzzfeed picked this story up from Woolsacks, they removed their location from the photograph. Reaching out to Greenpointers showed no one else in the area is reporting similar issues.

Resident one block from the plant confirms their water is clear.

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