"In April 2014, Flint switched over to the new source, and the problems began almost immediately. Within weeks, residents were complaining of foul-smelling and discolored water. The city initially denied that there were any issues, but within a few months, they issued a boil-water advisory."
Education and information about lead and drinking water from private wells, including definitions, information on lead exposure, how it can be treated, and information on removing lead from drinking.
As Flint's water disaster continues, a blueprint to fix the city's lead contamination is being floated from the state's capital city. Fixing the pipes completely would be too cost effective on the city so they have refrained from doing it.
The river water corroded the lead pipes that should've been dug up and replaced causing lead to mix with the water.
Prosecutors in Michigan filed charges against six state workers on Friday, bringing to nine the number charged after lead leached into the water system in Flint. Officials failed to apply corrosion inhibitors causing lead to leak into the water the public consumed.