water quality

  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. August 9, 2019

    Team led by U-M selected to manage national estuary research

    A team led by U-M has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to help oversee research at a nationwide network of 29 coastal reserves.

  3. July 12, 2019

    Large harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.

  4. April 22, 2019

    Anthropologist explores water’s role in Mexico City lives

    As a medical anthropologist doing field work in Mexico City’s working-class neighborhoods, Elizabeth Roberts found that water was often less accessible and more expensive than soda. She and her team are studying ways in which the availability of water and residents’ trust in water shapes people’s health and well-being.

  5. October 29, 2018

    U-M researchers helping to prevent freshwater algal blooms

    Two U-M researchers are part of a new, federally funded effort to understand and prevent toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world.

  6. June 28, 2016

    OSEH will test drinking water in all Ann Arbor campus buildings

    The U-M Department of Occupational Safety & Environmental Health will systematically test the drinking water for levels of lead and copper in all Ann Arbor campus buildings.