Community Health, Youth Voices
Arvin High School may be next in line for water stations with arsenic-removing filters — several sites in South Kern County have been found to have unsafe arsenic levels in the water, and elementary schools in the district have been equipped with refillable water stations and filtered fountains. Community members say it’s time for high schools to share in the benefit. “I believe they [the high school] should have the filters knowing that the elementary schools have it. I don’t see why they don’t.” Read more on South Kern Sol.