Why is it possible that Flint River water cannot be treated to meet Federal Standards? | Flint Water Study Updates

The key problem is that water from the Flint River is highly corrosive to iron and lead, and, unfortunately, these pipe materials are widely used throughout Flint. Herein, we discuss the higher corrosivity of Flint River water to iron, and the associated problem maintaining chlorine disinfectant in the system. Why is Flint River water more…

Source: Why is it possible that Flint River water cannot be treated to meet Federal Standards? | Flint Water Study Updates

 

Study Team Information:

The Virginia Tech Research Team

We are an independent research team from Virginia Tech (VT) volunteering our time, resources and expertise to help resolve scientific uncertainties associated withdrinking water issues being reported (also, see here) in the City of Flint, MI.

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