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The Michigan city replacing all lead plumbing to prevent Flint-like water crisis

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 18, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Aug 17, 2016

As Flint’s water crisis bulldozes forward, there is another Michigan city taking preemptive measures to protect its citizens from lead poisoning. Lansing’s Board of Water and Light has been replacing aging, lead-riddled water pipes with copper before a problem even starts. The local government working to prevent causing its citizens harm is leaving locals shocked. Just 50 miles west of Flint lies the state capital, which draws its water from the 400-feet deep Saginaw Aquifer. Lansing’s...






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