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“Bottled water may be ending but the state’s commitment to the residents of Flint remains strong,”

April 10, 2018


City of Flint’s water quality restored, testing well below federal action level for nearly two years Friday, April 6, 2018 FLINT, Mich. — The city of Flint’s water quality has tested below action levels of the federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) for nearly two years, representing four consecutive 6-month monitoring periods.  Preliminary data for […]

America’s hidden water affordability crisis

March 5, 2017


  By Ciara O’Rourke on Mar 5, 2017 6:00 am When Elizabeth Mack wondered about a future in which Americans wouldn’t be able to pay for water, a couple of colleagues waved her off. “Don’t be ridiculous,” they said. But the idea niggled at Mack, an assistant professor at the Department of Geography, Environment, and […]