State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)
- Lead-Safe Home Program offers grants to target communities for testing of drinking water.
State of Michigan’s Flint Water website — [News feed]
- 10 step action plan announced by State of Michigan on October 2, 2015.
- Testing in Flint public schools immediately to ensure that drinking water is safe, with testing also available at no cost to any other school in Flint.
- Offering free water testing to Flint residents to assure their drinking water is safe
- Providing free water filters to residents.
- Expanding health exposure testing of individual homes.
- Accelerating corrosion controls in the Flint drinking water system.
- Accelerating water system improvements to address replacing lead service lines.
- Expediting the completion of the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline.
- Expanding a Safe Drinking Water Technical Advisory Committee to ensure the best technology, practices and science are being followed by adding an expert from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development to the group.
- Naming Dr. Eden Wells, chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, as the Flint drinking water public health adviser.
- Boosting a comprehensive lead education program to make sure residents have detailed information about how to protect themselves and their homes.
Residents can have their water tested by calling 810-787-6537 and pressing 1, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The DEQ is covering the cost of this testing. State leaders have been working closely with state and federal lawmakers to tap resources at all levels of government to address concerns.
Locations to get clean water and water filters within Flint
State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
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