Flint water crisis

Sign pointing to a water distribution site in Flint, MI.

It’s been almost three years since Flint’s water crisis began. What have we learned?


Last month, lead levels in Flint’s city water finally tested below federal-action level. But residents are still being cautioned to use filters on their faucets, or to drink bottled water.

Information about filters at a distribution center table

One reason undocumented immigrants didn’t learn about Flint’s lead poisoning sooner: There wasn’t much in Spanish

Studies show that communities of color are especially vulnerable to environmental injustice and environmental racism.

This professor says Flint’s water crisis amounts to environmental racism

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The mom and the EPA ‘rogue employee’ who exposed Flint’s water crisis

Flint's water tower

Flint’s lead problem extreme example of chronic global problem