Municipal Water of Flint Michigan
How it all began...
Beginning in the year 2014, the city of Flint,Michigan has been experiencing issues with their water. The drinking water in Flint has been contaminated going on 2 years now. It all started when the city of Flint decided to switch the water source to save money.They were planning on switching their source to Lake Huron, but started using water from the Flint River until everything with Lake Huron was completed. Not too long after this switch comes complains about the taste, smell, and appearance of the water.
The crisis begins.
Governor Rick Snyder
Richard Snyder is the 48th governor of the state of Michigan. Elected for a second time in the year of 2014. An American politician, business executive, and apart of the Republican party. Pledged to take responsibility in the water crisis. Plans to spend $1 million to buy water filters and test the water in the public schools.
The crisis continues...
Tainted water coming out the faucet of a Flint home.
A little girl has to go through the troubles of getting a lead screening.
A Virginia Tech professor shows difference in quality of Flint water from Detroit.