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Pieper, K. J., Tang, M., Edwards, M. A. 2017. Flint Water Crisis Caused by Interrupted Corrosion Control: Investigating ”Ground Zero” Home. Environmental Science & Technology. ACS Publications, Washington, DC . Volume 51. Pages 2007-2014
Drinking water, Heavy metals, Human health, Lead, Metals, Water quality
The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan (USA) began as a result of a lack of corrosion control in April 2014, which resulted in elevated lead levels. This paper presents the water quality monitoring results of a case study of one of the most heavily affected homes in the area.