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        Water + ? = Trouble!

        A crew of three high school students explores the mystery surrounding an outbreak of an acute waterborne illness as investigative reporters for their high school environmental television program. Their exploration mirrors the scientific efforts of the local health department as they struggle to find a cause for this baffling illness.

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        Water + ? = Trouble! (Part 1)

        There is a cholera outbreak among people who ate at an oyster roast.

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        Water + ? = Trouble! (Part 2)

        What causes cholera and what are its effects? Learn about water molecules, why we need water, and the importance of clean water.

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        Water + ? = Trouble! (Part 3)

        Tests are important to determine the cause of the cholera outbreak.

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        Water + ? = Trouble! (Part 4)

        What makes drinking water safe? Learn how water treatment plants work and how to help protect the water supply.

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        Water + ? = Trouble! (Part 5)

        Water travels throughout the environment in a huge loop. Learn about the hydrologic cycle. How do mercury and other contaminants end up in water? The mystery of the cholera outbreak is finally solved.

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