Article | May 4, 2016

Your Water System Is Not Cold, Lifeless Pipes; It Acts And Reacts To Everything It Sees

Source: Innovyze

Pipes

By Adam Rose, Water & Sewer Products Manager

You may have heard about the tragedy in Flint, Michigan (https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Flint_water_crisis) - but to keep everyone on the same page the water in that system has turned toxic.  So toxic that it has tripled the levels of elevated lead in children of the city, potentially started an outbreak of Legionnaires disease, and triggered a large number of lawsuits, and done what may be irreparable harm to many in the community.  The story has a lot of political twists and turns that reach all the way to the governor of the state: but I want to focus on the physical aspects of the system.