U-M faculty team with Flint community to move forward on water situation

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Category: Flint Water, Science & Research

What are the long-term direct and indirect health effects of drinking lead-contaminated water for Flint residents?

How do teenagers in the Flint community see the water crisis in their community affecting them and their future?

What is the impact of the Flint water crisis on vulnerable adults and what can be done to ameliorate their situation?

Those are just three of the many questions researchers from all three University of Michigan campuses hope to answer as they work with Flint community partners on projects that have received initial seed funding from President Mark Schlissel.

The president was in Flint on March 21 to meet with students, faculty and community partners on their work related to the water situation.

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