3 Weeks After Maria Slammed Puerto Rico, The Search For Clean Water Is Still On03:39
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Yanira Rios collects spring water for her house nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, on Oct. 10, 2017 in Utuado, Puerto Rico. Her house and most of the municipality is without running water or grid power. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Yanira Rios collects spring water for her house nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, on Oct. 10, 2017 in Utuado, Puerto Rico. Her house and most of the municipality is without running water or grid power. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, 40 percent of the island is still without running water.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Ryan Mann-Hamilton, a volunteer who is a member of an informal coalition of people bringing filtration systems and clean water to island residents.

This segment aired on October 11, 2017.

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