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A $480,000 donation from the Musk Basis will enable colleges in Flint, Michigan, to put in ultraviolet water filtration methods to consuming fountains.
Flint Group Faculties mentioned Friday that the donation from tech billionaire Elon Musk’s basis comes because the district works to discover a long-term resolution to town’s lead-tainted water disaster.
The district says the methods will disinfect lead and micro organism coming from water pipes to the fountains. The methods are anticipated to be put in all 12 colleges and the district’s administration constructing by the top of January.
Lead leached from outdated water pipes into properties and buildings after Flint started utilizing water from the Flint River in 2014 with out including corrosion-control chemical compounds. Flint returned to Detroit’s water system in 2015.
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