What Does The World's Most Perfect Water Taste Like?
For 25 years, the self-proclaimed "Oscars of water" have been held in the tiny West Virginia town of Berkeley Springs. At a pivotal moment when the bottled water industry is booming but the national narrative is all about drought and environmental ruin, the stakes for perfecting the taste of nothingness have never been higher.
Thousands Of People In West Virginia Have No Water After Chemical Spill Triggers Disaster Declaration
Authorities issued a federal disaster declaration after more than 200,000 people in Charleston and surrounding counties were left without drinking water. A chemical spill in Elk River shut down the city.