News Briefs: Flint’s Water Quality on the Rise

In this week’s news briefs, the whistleblowers of Flint’s lead contamination problem report water quality has greatly improved, and a California water district is recognized for its public communication efforts about drought conditions.
News Briefs: Flint’s Water Quality on the Rise

The Virginia Tech researchers who exposed Flint, Michigan’s lead problem say the city’s water quality is improving. Of the 162 homes tested in July, 45 percent showed no detectable levels of lead. That’s up from 37 percent in March and only 9 percent a year ago.

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