WV Water Ban Still Being Lifted, But Safety Questions Persist

(Charleston, WV) -- There's new concern about the water in and around Charleston, West Virginia, even as the water company lifts the ban for more people. West Virginia health officials recommended pregnant women should continue drinking bottled water because they can be more prone to sickness. More than 200-thousand people have now been given clearance to drink, cook, and bathe with tapwater. That's about two-thirds of those who were impacted by last Thursday's chemical spill into the Elk River. Some experts say there's not a lot known about how the leaked chemical commonly used in the coal industry can affect humans.