ST. LOUIS — The Flint water crisis exposing children to dangerous lead levels is not just a local impact story about mistakenly changing from one water source to another. Changing the water also changed the ecosystem inside the pipes and the linkages of Flint’s entire water distribution system. Exposing that ecosystem to new water is what spiked the lead levels in Flint, creating a crisis that engulfed homes, schools, and businesses. Flintwaterplant_406x250And the Flint water crisis is coming soon to a city near you, as America’s aging water infrastructure is crumbling faster than it can be safely rebuilt. “The Flint
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