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Apr 2016 | DISRUPTIVE LEADERSHIP

FLINT, MICHIGAN: THE WATER CRISIS WE MUST NOT FORGET
ADAM KRANTZ & ERICA SPITZIG, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLEAN WATER AGENCIES

For several years now the media has focused on the drought and water supply crisis facing the arid West, especially California. For a brief period in 2014, the media also focused on the crisis in Toledo, Ohio that required the city to shut down its public water system and rely on bottled water. We have seen how an altered climate – as witnessed by Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Katrina – can cause massive disruptions in our most basic water and wastewater services. And now, our attention has turned almost exclusively to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, which has served as a wakeup call to the nation.

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