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Michigan"s water problems

Clifford Robertson Humphrys

Michigan"s water problems

by Clifford Robertson Humphrys

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Published by Dept. of Resource Development, Michigan State University in East Lansing .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Michigan -- Abstracts.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Watershed management class, Resource development 824, spring term 1967. Editor: C. R. Humphrys.
      ContributionsMichigan State University. Dept. of Resource Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.M5 H85
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 268, 83 l.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5636257M
      LC Control Number68063755

      Flint Water Quality Update For three years in a row Flint's water has been meeting federal standards. The water is now testing at 6 parts per billion (ppb) which is much lower than the federal requirement of 15 ppb. Flint's water is one of the most monitored and testing the same as . The book consists of 8 chapters covering the early, pre-European settlement, the role water development played in the growth of Los Angeles and San Francisco, the development of large state and inter-state water projects, the recent changes in water policy brought on largely by shortages, and environment concerns, and the author's s:

        After the city of Flint, Michigan, switched its public drinking water source to the Flint River in , residents began to complain that their water was making them sick.   T he town of Flint is still reeling from the contamination of its water supply, which exposed thousands of residents to lead-laced water, put Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the political hot seat.

      and ). This document provided a very thorough review of Michigan Water Law in sections III. Groundwater Claim, B. Michigan Water Law, pp. 13 – 21 and C. Application of the Law, 1. The Reasonable Use Balancing Test, pp. 22 – These sections of the appellate review and ruling are included as Appendix A of this document. The Watershed Center Finishes Water Diversion Project for Kids Creek. President Trump Campaigns in Lansing a Week from Election Day. Possible COVID Exposure Sites in Northern Michigan.


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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — It's been more than three years since Flint, Michigan, switched its water source in an effort to save money, which led to a man-made public health crisis embroiling Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration in scrutiny and criminal charges against a number of public officials.

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