NYC’s Riis Houses on edge after arsenic scare, week without drinkable water: ‘It’s hard’

AdvertisementPortable water stations are set up outside of the Jacob Riis Houses on Sept. 7, 2022 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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#BREAKING News update on the water situation at ⁦@NYCHA⁩ Jacob Riis Houses: Water is clear for drinking again.

⁦@NYCMayor⁩ and ⁦@NYCHealthCommr⁩ stopped by one of the buildings today to drink the water themselves.

Full statement coming shortly. pic.twitter.com/2e8nskul75

— Fabien Levy (@Fabien_Levy) September 10, 2022

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Residents receive water and other items outside of the Jacob Riis Houses on Sept. 7, 2022 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Mayor Eric Adams drinks water from a tap inside an apartment in NYCHA’s Jacob Riis Houses on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (@Fabien_Levy/Twitter)

Residents receive water and other items outside of the Jacob Riis Houses on Sept. 7, 2022 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News)

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