The FWTP drew water from the Flint River
, and was operated only four times each year to maintain its readiness.
First evidence of potadromy and partial migration in black basses: shoal bass Micropterus cataractae (Actinopterygii, Centrarchidae) in the Upper Flint River
But Flint River
water proved to be problematic from the start.
It used the Flint River
as the primary water supply for Flint for approximately 50 years.
177) As an alternative, it began to supply water to its citizens using the highly corrosive Flint River
as its water source, which had been rejected repeatedly in the past as an unacceptable source.
In the few months since the city had switched from Detroit water to the supply of the nearby Flint River
, everything the factory produced was rusting over.
When the city of Flint switched water sources to Flint River
as a cost-cutting measure, the river water corroded Flint's lead pipes, contaminating Flint's drinking water with poisonous lead.
Flint residents were exposed to lead in their drinking water after the city switched its water supply source to the Flint River
Prysby began working in the Water Resources Division's Transportation and Flood Hazard Unit less than a month prior on March 28 - the day before Glasgow testified during a legislative hearing that Prysby told him--before the city switched to Flint River
for water in 2014--that phosphate wasn't required.
But the city's contract with DWSD ended before the new facility had come online, so Flint authorities senselessly opted to reopen in the interim a mothballed local facility that relied on the toxic Flint River
It was Snyder's emergency manager who, in a cost-saving measure, decided to go off the Detroit water system and pipe in water from the notoriously polluted Flint River
Final Reportfinding: "The emergency manager structure made it extremely difficult for Flint citizens to alter or check decision-making on preparations for use of Flint River
water, or to receive responses to concerns about subsequent water quality issues.
Whether or not these membranes would work in the Flint River
is unclear because the river is not the original source of lead.
The 25,000-square-foot headquarters of the $406 million Security Credit Union sits across the street from the Flint River
and about a half mile from the water treatment plant of the city of Flint, Mich.
Flint's water has been contaminated by lead leaching from old pipes, the result of a lack of corrosion control when the city was tapping the Flint River