How Communities Outside Flint Are Responding to Their Own Water Crises
Recently, The Center for Investigative Reporting's 'Reveal' released an episode called 'Do Not Drink: The Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan.' The producers of the show then wondered about water crises elsewhere and how communities reacted. The January 2014 Elk River chemical spill came to mind and they asked me to contribute some insight into the event and what's happened since.
In the weeks since we partnered with Michigan Radio to bring you " Not Safe to Drink, " a documentary on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the city's plight has lingered in national headlines. Yet despite its severity and scale, Flint's predicament is just one in a long line of water crises affecting communities across America.