Nick Lyon is accused of failing to issue a timely alert to the public about a Legionnaires' disease outbreak. Some experts have blamed Legionnaires' on the scandal over Flint's water, which wasn't properly treated when it was drawn from the…
By Associated Press
Tarfia Faizullah's poem “I Told the Water” brings water to life and unpacks its role in our lives -- as mirror, life-giver and sometimes a villain.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Flint, Michigan’s superintendent is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead on his students. Since alarmingly high levels of lead were found two years ago, the school district taken several measures to ensure the crisis wouldn't stand…
By PBS NewsHour
The absence of a water treatment -- called orthophosphate -- was a major contributor to lead contamination in Flint, University of Michigan chemists confirmed.
By Roni Dengler
By Dayana Morales Gomez
The director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services was charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday for his role in the Flint water crisis. The felony charge makes Nick Lyon the highest-ranking state official accused of wrongdoing as part…
Children in 29 California neighborhoods have been exposed to high levels of lead poisoning that rival those of Flint, Michigan, according to data Reuters obtained from the California Department of Public Health.
By PBS NewsHour
In Flint, Michigan, residents still must use a filter to drink tap water, but the cost of that water will soon increase. The state is ending a subsidy program that reduced customers’ water bills after Flint's water was contaminated with…
By Nsikan Akpan
Water may become unaffordable for a third of American households within the next five years, according to a Michigan State University study.
Video by PBS NewsHour Four former Flint, Michigan leaders, including two emergency managers, now face felony charges for their involvement in the city’s water crisis, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced today. In a news conference Tuesday, Schuette said a…
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