Blog  /  February 2016

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Beyond Flint: Anticipating the Impact on Water Treaters Nationwide

By Jason Wuliger

The tragedy of lead-laced water in Flint, Mich., has entered the national consciousness and has provoked a visceral reaction from the public: “Could this happen in my town? What’s under the ground affecting my water that I can’t see?” And for good reason: Over 15% of the homes in Flint have lead levels higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) established safe limit, dozens of individuals have elevated levels of lead in their blood and the number of children permanently impacted will not be known for years.