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Military families voice fears and frustrations about contaminated Navy water system

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Rachel Zalucki
Hawaiʻi Public Radio
A U.S. Army town hall meeting for residents of the Aliamanu Military Reservation at the AMR Chapel on Dec. 1, 2021.

The military has held town hall meetings over the past few days fielding the community outcry over what some see has been a slow response to the fumes in their tap water. Families voiced fears not only about what they were smelling in the water but what they were seeing in the water. Click the listen button to hear a sampling from both Moanalua Terrace on Tuesday and Aliamanu Military Reservation on Wednesday.

This segment aired on The Conversation on Dec. 2, 2021.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
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