Flint's water remains stable, continues to meet federal and new stricter state standards MDHHS continues monthly Flint food giveaway, distributes vitamin-rich food that limits effects of lead exposure Flint families can get nutritious food at mobile food pantry in August Flint families can get nutritious food at mobile food pantry in July A $722 million class action lawsuit was also filed against the EPA on behalf of more than 1,700 residents impacted by the water crisis. Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday planned to begin swiftly passing a plan to borrow $600 million to fund the state's proposed settlement with the residents of Flint… The Flint water crisis is an ongoing public health crisis that started in 2014, after the drinking water source for the city of Flint, Michigan, was contaminated.In April 2014, Flint changed its water source from treated Detroit Water and Sewerage Department water (sourced from Lake Huron and the Detroit River) to the Flint River.Officials failed to apply corrosion inhibitors to the water. UPDATE: Michigan Officials Criminally Charged in Flint Toxic Water Crisis. The State of Michigan could have ended bottled water in early September 2017 in accordance with the mediated Concerned Pastors for Social Action Settlement agreed to by the City of Flint, State of Michigan, Concerned Pastors for Social Action, and other stakeholder groups. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s expecting “some announcements at the beginning of the year” about a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis. In a 40-minute talk, Orr provided updates and answered questions about the status of the lead service line replacement program, an outgrowth of the Flint water crisis. State attorney general says charges are “only the beginning” in the investigation into city’s lead-tainted water Michigan Gov. And a new lead and copper rule means that Michigan now has the strictest water standard in the nation. Highlights of the May Flint Neighborhoods United (FNU) monthly meeting included a short presentation by Jeremy Orr of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Letter from EPA to Michigan DNR, City of Flint Update on Water Quality Throughout 2016, EPA conducted independent specialized sampling to ensure that corrective actions were working and that Flint’s water quality continued to improve. Gretchen Whitmer says an update is expected at the start of 2020 regarding a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis that … FILE – In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. The Flint water crisis resulted from simultaneous failures of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Michigan's Local Financial Stability and Choice Act, … Conclusion: The results of this study showed that even two years after switch of the water back to Huron Lake, Flint municipal water showed high levels of pathogens. Flint water crisis, public health crisis (April 2014–June 2016) involving the municipal water supply system of Flint, Michigan, which resulted in residents being exposed to dangerous levels of lead. Michigan Gov. U.S. Flint Bottled water Michigan Lead The state of Michigan is still spending more than $22,000 per day on bottled water for Flint years after the lead water crisis began in the Midwestern city. FLINT, MI -- Gov. Flint has taken important steps toward resolving the lead contamination crisis that made the impoverished Michigan city a symbol of the drinking water problems that plague many U… “Flint was, I think, before the water crisis, just on the edge of a crisis of some kind,” Mr. Kildee said. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reported in January 2017 that the city of Flint’s water tested below the federal limit. The crisis arose after Flint, under control of a state-appointed emergency manager, switched its water source from Detroit to the Flint River to save money in 2014. Flint Water Crisis Update: Anonymous Hacktivists Plan Punishments For Michigan Officials After Poison Water Scandal By Aaron Morrison @aaronlmorrison 01/22/16 AT 9:46 AM (Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press via AP, File) Flint has taken important steps toward resolving the lead contamination crisis that made the impoverished Michigan city a symbol of the drinking water problems that plague many U.S. communities, officials said Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Residents are advised to continue using bottled water or a filter certified to remove lead when using water for drinking or cooking. Data from EPA, MDEQ, Virginia Tech and others demonstrated significant progress. Gretchen Whitmer says an update is expected at the start of 2020 regarding a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis that … These results have important implications for immune compromised patients, and other cities with aging infrastructure where PoU filters are being considered. This new water was highly corrosive. On April 25, 2014, officials looking to save money switched Flint, Michigan’s drinking water supply from the Detroit city system to the Flint River. FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- An update is expected at the start of 2020 regarding a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis that was one of the worst man … As a result of the crisis, Flint’s drinking water system has become one of the most closely monitored in the country. Updates of the Flint, Michigan Crisis Recently, we published a summary of events related to the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis, offering resources for those affected by … LANSING — The city of Flint and two other defendants have joined a $600-million Flint water crisis settlement the state of Michigan announced in August, bringing the total value of the settlement in the lead poisoning case to $641.2 million, attorneys announced late Tuesday. Flint citizens panned Michigan’s massive $600 million water crisis settlement Thursday, with one person telling a reporter that she and other residents who suffered from the contamination of their drinking water will likely only get about $6,000.