Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Water Lindsay Cross stated on January 3, 2023 in a press release: "Florida's water is dirtier and sicker than when Gov. DeSantis first took office." Richard Durbin stated on April 13, 2021 in a TV interview: “We have 23% of all the lead pipe leads in America in the Chicagoland area.” Lena Taylor stated on November 20, 2019 in news release: Lead levels in Milwaukee's water "are higher than Flint, MI." Jimmy Anderson stated on May 29, 2019 in a tweet: Republicans on the budget-writing committee "did nothing" to address oversight of large-scale farms, "as literal manure is coming out of people’s faucets. Alexander Strenger stated on October 1, 2018 in response cited in an interactive voter guide: Says 60 percent of Austin’s "waterways are found to be contaminated with fecal matter and deemed unsafe to swim." Steve Troxler stated on July 10, 2018 in a speech: The Black River’s water quality is "rated at the very top in North Carolina." Michelle Wolf stated on April 29, 2018 in a speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner: "Flint still doesn’t have clean water." Kevin McCarthy stated on July 12, 2017 in a speech on the House floor: "While California’s population has doubled since the 1970s, we haven’t completed a single major (water) storage project in that time." Michael Moore stated on November 11, 2016 in remarks on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": In Flint, Mich., "the pipes still haven't been replaced. The water is still poisoned." Donald Trump stated on September 24, 2016 in a speech: Says Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine "want to shut down shale, and shut down natural gas." Bernie Sanders stated on June 1, 2016 in a news conference: "There are tens of thousands of homes right here in California where you turn on the faucet but you can't drink the water." Gwen Moore stated on April 27, 2016 in a congressional hearing: Water rates in Manila, Philippines, "were raised up to 845 percent" when a subsidiary of the World Bank became a partial owner. Sharlene Leurig stated on February 9, 2015 in an Austin City Council workshop: "Austin is the only city in an arid landscape in the western United States dependent on a single source of water." Sid Miller stated on March 10, 2015 in a symposium on water hosted by the Texas Tribune: Texas agriculture is "at 98 percent efficiency" in water use and "just about maxed out as to what we can do on the conservation end of it." Matt Damon stated on March 23, 2014 in comments on ABC's "This Week": "Every 20 seconds, a child dies because they lack access to clean water and sanitation." Richard Durbin stated on June 25, 2013 in a Senate floor speech: Recent record-low water levels in Lake Michigan are evidence that global warming is leading to "the evaporation of our Great Lakes." Sacramento Bee Editorial Board stated on February 6, 2013 in an editorial.: Says Texas ranks first among the states in the amount of carbon dioxide emitted and toxic chemicals released into water. Lee Leffingwell stated on December 13, 2012 in an Austin City Council meeting.: Says Austin’s treated wastewater, put into the Colorado River, is of higher quality than water the city takes from the lake for public use. John Kasich stated on November 29, 2012 in a news conference: Says "Detroit dumping a bunch of sewage" in Lake Erie "causes big problems" for Ohio. H204TEXAS PAC stated on October 24, 2011 in an email blast.: Proposition 2 on November’s Texas ballot "does not cost state taxpayers any money." Doug Whitsett stated on June 3, 2011 in a legislative hearing: The Medford Water Commission was fined $279,000 for dumping plain drinking water into a stream.