The Northwest Indiana Times: Region responds to Flint water crisisPosted Feb 05, 2016
The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has not gone unnoticed by the people of Northwest Indiana.
At the Fresh County Market on East Columbus Drive in East Chicago, store manager Lynetta Holmes said “pallets and pallets” of water have been sold as part of an effort by East Chicago residents Kelvin Bride, Josey Herrera and friends to provide relief for those affected by the toxic levels of lead found in Flint’s drinking water.
Since Jan. 23, Bride, 31, and Herrera, 34, have stood... Read More »
Inside Indiana Business: Water And Its Importance to The State of IndianaPosted Jan 29, 2016
Water covers over 70 percent of the Earth's surface, yet it is one of our most scarce and valuable resources. We know we need it for our own personal survival, but how often is it considered in the survival of a business? Make no mistake, water is big business from both the resource commodity side and the corporate consumer side. Being mindful of its use and cost is especially critical when evaluating where to relocate or expand operations.Key criteria in site selection decisions nearly always... Read More »
WIVB: How to test the water quality in your homePosted Jan 22, 2016
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The situation in Flint, Michigan has many people worried about their local municipal water.
Under federal law and state law, Fort Wayne, Indiana’s water is tested for contaminates multiple times through the year.
When it comes to lead, Flint’s water currently tests about 25 parts per billion. That means there are 25 particles of lead for every billion parts of water. While that may not seem like a lot, it’s nearly double... Read More »
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