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Water Quality Transparency

Community Foundation of Greater Flint

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Meeting Evolving Community Needs
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2016–December 31, 2016
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will allow the Community Foundation of Greater Flint to support Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Marc Edwards to act as advisors on the sampling of water, ongoing issues related to water quality, and water infrastructure upgrades. Mr. Edwards has 25 years of experience in water distribution system corrosion, leaks, lead and legionella, and his testing methodology helped to reveal the Flint water crisis. As a trusted expert in this field, he will participate in the federal, state and local disaster response.