drinking water

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The Director of the city of Kalamazoo’s Public Services Department says residents don’t need to worry about the safety of their water. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Senate has adopted a 30 (m) million emergency spending measure to help Flint residents with their water bills. 

"All eyes are fixed on Flint as the crisis over lead in the city's drinking water supply has unfolded at an accelerating pace since 2014. But Flint is not the only municipal or private water supply in Michigan where the drinking water is testing at or above levels that researchers and public health officials consider to be the threshold for concerning exposure to a potent neurotoxin." (MLive)

Al Goldis, The Associated Press

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder devoted most of Tuesday night’s State of the State speech to the Flint water crisis. He promised to fix the problems that started while the city was under state emergency management. And he promised to do a better job of helping the public understand what went wrong. 

Decision On Flint's Federal Aid To Come Soon

Jan 15, 2016

Governor Rick Snyder is seeking federal money to give temporary housing and home repairs to residents affected by the water crisis. The funds would also help fix public schools and other public buildings with corroded water pipelines. A White House spokesman said a decision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency could come as soon as this weekend.