The Fort Yates water tanks sit on a high bluff overlooking North Dakota's southern plains. In 2003, the town lost its public water supply for five days.
By Kevin Lavery
St. Louis, MO – The Missouri River touches millions of people across seven states. When water is plentiful, its benefits are often taken for granted. But when it's not life becomes a struggle to fulfill the most basic needs.
In the final part of our series, Kevin Lavery shows us what happens when the tap runs dry in one small river town.