Article courtesy of Paul Egan | February 16th, 2017 | Detroit Free Press | Shared as educational material.
Genesee County, including Flint, Michigan, will have to stay on Detroit water longer than expected. Treating water at flint will cost $108 million. And it won’t be ready by October 1 of this year. So Flint has two options: continue on Detroit water, which requires other communities to stay on that water for delivery, or reach a supply agreement with Genesee County Drain Commission. Because of contractual obligations, Flint may pay for two water sources instead of one unless this is resolved. Read more here.