New UM-Flint research shows location of lead pipes in Flint

UM-Flint has shared critically important research with Flint Mayor Dr. Karen Weaver that identifies and maps all known locations of lead pipes in the City of Flint.

The project was completed by the Geographic Information Systems Center at UM-Flint under the director of Dr. Kaufman, chair of the Earth and Resource Science Department.

The research analyzed the city of Flint’s hand-written records, paper maps, and scanned images to create a complete digital database of all the information available so far about lead service pipes used Flint.

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