Homes in North Carolina and other East Coast states could be swamped with sewage, potentially bringing pathogens causing typhoid, cholera and dysentery.
The contaminants found in the oysters pose "serious" health risks to people and wildlife, according to a report on the study.
One local authority warned that an epidemic of the deadly disease has "more or less begun already" in the besieged city.
The U.S. Navy appealed an order from the state of Hawaii to remove fuel contamination from a water shaft, saying it did not cause an imminent danger.
The beaches have been temporarily closed for swimming after two to four million gallons of untreated sewage was discharged into the Dominguez Channel.
Regarding the November spill, Navy officials have now told lawmakers that they aim to have the water system cleaned out with fresh water by the end of January.
The Navy has until the end of Wednesday to file a response to a hearing officer's recommendation to follow an order from Gov. David Ige.
"The damage is irreparable and serious," said Ayotlan Mayor Rodolfo Hernández of the spill.
Corrosion control for lead pipes reduced the levels in drinking water for Benton Harbor. About 10,000 people are still using bottled water out of caution.
A U.S. senator called on the EPA to take the lead on a possible diesel contamination of the Pearl Harbor military base's water supply.
Hundreds of households had complained of a fuel odor or side effects like vomiting and stomach cramps after ingesting the contaminated water.
The Navy said that 680 Navy homes and 270 Army homes complained of a fuel odor or physical side effects after consuming water from its system.
The agency toured the city's water facility and found multiple problems that could be responsible for its lead-infested water.
The news of Hamtramck's water supply being tainted by elevated lead levels comes a week after Benton Harbor, Michigan, reported the same issue.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the case, Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian.
Some Virginia Beach schools found high levels of lead in their water, adding the town's name to the growing list of places with contaminated water.
PFAS exposure may affect growth in infants, increase cancer risks and affect individuals' immune systems, according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
"The majority of water systems in the U.S. get a passing grade from the U.S. government," EWG toxicologist Alexis Temkin told Newsweek. But "legal doesn't necessarily mean safe."
A study shows some California water sources are contaminated with PFAS, a potentially deadly chemical
Mercury levels in the water were nearly double the allowed levels.
Texas has the most widespread contamination of radium in drinking water.
A 2017 Gallup poll found that 63 percent of Americans worry a great deal about drinking water pollution.
Nizhny Novgorod, a cultural centre in the heart of Russia, with 793 years of history and a falling birth rate, is dying of cancer and heart disease