Flint might have a bigger problem with lead pipes than previously thought | Michigan Radio

New research suggests there may be many more lead service lines in Flint that need to be replaced than previously thought.

A team of University of Michigan researchers examined 171 drinking water service lines removed as part of Flint’s “Fast Start” program. The pipes had connected homes to city water mains.

Based on the city’s records, they expected around 40% of them would contain lead, but they found 96% did.

See full report here: Flint might have a bigger problem with lead pipes than previously thought | Michigan Radio

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