Flint water crisis

  1. November 21, 2023

    U-M leads team building Flint’s trust in its drinking water

    U-M researchers and their partners are addressing the lingering Flint water crisis on multiple fronts — from continued testing to in-school education and consulting with the city.

  2. January 30, 2023

    U-M startup joins White House partnership to remove lead pipes

    U-M startup BlueConduit, which helped accelerate the removal of dangerous lead pipes in Flint has joined a White House partnership aimed at replacing all of the nation’s lead service lines in a decade.

  3. January 9, 2023

    ‘The Water Remembers’ addresses ongoing Flint water crisis

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will facilitate an exhibit titled “The Waters Remembers,” which celebrates the work of The Sister Tour, a community organization of Flint artists.

  4. January 11, 2021

    ‘Little Miss Flint’ to share activism lessons during MLK event

    Mari Copeny, known as “Little Miss Flint,” will speak from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 18 during the “Youth Activism: Lessons from Flint and Beyond” online presentation as part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  5. May 9, 2017

    U-M helps develop steps for Flint residents to reduce water bacteria

    Researchers from Michigan universities — including U-M — and hospitals have recommendations for Flint water customers to most effectively use the point-of-use water filters on their taps.

  6. December 12, 2016

    Google-funded app helps Flint residents find lead risk, resources

    A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community and government agencies manage the ongoing water crisis.

  7. October 10, 2016

    U-M, MSU, Wayne State collaborate to examine Flint water filters

    Researchers from U-M, and Wayne State and Michigan State universities are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water filters being used by Flint residents.

  8. May 3, 2016

    Google, U-M to build digital tools to help manage Flint water crisis

    A partnership between Google and U-M’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to help Flint residents and officials manage that city’s ongoing water crisis.

  9. April 26, 2016

    Community, multiuniversity partnership to address Flint health challenges

    Flint community partners, along with UM-Flint, U-M and MSU, have announced a new partnership to help address the current and future status of residents and their health.

  10. March 21, 2016

    UM-Flint expert faculty, staff play key roles in water crisis recovery

    With Flint facing a water crisis, UM-Flint continues to leverage its hometown expertise to make a difference for its community, providing critically important expertise, partnership and investment.