Going into any restaurant, ice water is often the first thing to be set on your table. It might come with a lemon, or it..
More than 300,000 lead service lines distribute water to homes across Chicago. If you have elevated levels of lead in your water you might be..
Free Street Theatre’s ‘Parched’ Lets Teenagers Combine the Personal with the Political
Feeling unheard and categorically misunderstood can be a common rite of passage for teenagers. But the sentiment that adults aren’t listening is often in conflict..
So you requested a water sample test kit, collected the sample and scheduled a pick up, only to receive confirmation in the mail that the..
We Worked With 92 Students To Test Their Water. Here’s How.
On a rainy July evening, associate editor Melody Mercado and I met at the Colectivo Coffee on Broadway. We had been talking about working with..
Chicago has an overwhelming number of departments — ranging from housing and human resources to public health and procurement services — and understandably so. The city..
Responsibility, Accessibility & Ambivalence: What We Learned From Our Community Conversation about Water Health And Safety
On May 18, 2019, 14 East hosted our final event of the year (whew), Water Health and Safety: A Community Conversation. It was the culmination..
Water filters purify your water of all contaminants, right? Maybe not. So what are all the commercial water filters for, the ones that claim to..
14 East Investigates Lead Contaminated Water and its Effect on the DePaul Community
The average person should drink at least eight ounces of water a day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, hundreds and thousands of Chicago residents..
Chicago is next to the largest freshwater resource in the world — Lake Michigan. Unfortunately, with an estimated 370,000 lead service lines stretching across Chicago many..