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Flint Hires Arcadis To Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

December 12, 2016 - in Water

FLINT, Mich., Dec. 12, 2016  -- Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract…

NACE International Urge Training and Preparedness to Stop Another Water Crisis Like Flint

March 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

Congressional Corrosion Prevention Caucus members and NACE International corrosion experts today discussed training, preparedness, and policy measures…

Wayne State Research Team to Evaluate Possible Link Between Flint Water System and Health Problems

March 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

DETROIT – Wayne State University announced today that it has formed the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP). The research…

Research Shows Location of Lead Pipes in Flint

February 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Critically important research that identifies and maps all known locations of lead pipes in the City of Flint based on available records has been completed and turned over to Flint Mayor Dr. Karen Weaver by the University of Michigan-Flint. Mayor Weaver joined…

Fresh Water Systems Releases Video on Lead Contamination

February 4, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 3, 2016—Fresh Water Systems, Inc. (FWS), one of the largest independent providers of water filtration systems in the US, has addressed concerns about lead contamination of municipal water supplies with a new informational video. The…

Flint Water Study Research Team Presents Findings

January 28, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Virginia Tech's Marc Edwards and his team of research scientists and students will outline their work with Flint, Michigan, residents to expose widespread lead-in-water contamination in Flint during a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday night, Jan. 28, in Blacksburg,…

A Fix for Flint: Groups File Federal Lawsuit to Secure Safe Drinking Water in Flint

January 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

FLINT, Mich., Jan. 27, 2016—)- A coalition of  local citizens and national groups filed suit today seeking federal court intervention to secure access to safe drinking water for the people of Flint, Michigan. Alleging violations of the federal Safe Drinking…

Bluewater Donates High-performance Water Purifiers to Flint, Michigan

January 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

Overland Park, Kansas, Jan. 22, 2016 – Bluewater, a global leader in residential water purification, has donated two of its highest-performing, lead-removing water purifiers to Flint, Michigan, for use in two community care centers helping thousands of residents…

Michigan Governor Declares Emergency Over Flint’s Drinking Water

January 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Maintenance

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a state of emergency for Genesee County due to the ongoing health and safety issues caused by lead in the city of Flint’s drinking water. By declaring a state of emergency, Snyder has made available all…