Article courtesy of Chad Livengood | Jan 8, 2016 | The Detroit News | Shared as educational material
After 19 months of water problems in Flint, Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder acknowledged the crisis. Estimates to fix the problem ranged from millions to $1.5 billion. Top state health officials advised that the water was unsafe to drink without filtration. Children should get tested for lead. The governor apologized for switching the water source to corrosive water from the Flint River. The corrosive water may have damaged 500 miles of underground, 75-year-old iron pipe in Flint.
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