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1 week ago
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Michigan proposes strategy to determine if Flint water safe

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is proposing a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint's water is safe to drink.
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2 weeks ago
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Flint water crisis: Investigation will be ‘exhaustive, independent’ says AG

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced two new leaders of the investigation into the ongoing Flint water crisis.
Michigan Governor takes ‘Full Responsibility’ to fix Flint water crisis
3 weeks ago
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Michigan Governor takes ‘Full Responsibility’ to fix Flint water crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder apologized to the citizens of Flint, saying he would take "full responsibility" for fixing the toxic water crisis in the town.
The Oskar Blues brewery in Brevard packaged and sent 50,000 cans of water to Flint, MI, where the town's water system is contaminated with lead. (Photo: Twitter/CANdAid)
3 weeks ago
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NC brewery donates 50,000 cans of water to Flint, Michigan

Oskar Blues and Ball Corp. have sent 50,000 cans of fresh water to residents of Flint, Michigan, with more headed to the city, which is currently struggling with lead-contaminated tap water.
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2 months ago
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Boil water advisory issued for part of Wrightsville Beach

The Town of Wrightsville Beach says some residents should boil their water because of a water main break.
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4 months ago
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Brunswick Co. offers free well water testing

Among the many effects of the recent heavy rain and flooding is the risk of contamination to water wells, so Brunswick County is trying to help.
Unprecedented rain in South Carolina produced flooding like this near Columbia. (Source: WOLO)
4 months ago
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‘Concentrated’ search-rescue operations Monday

By The Associated Press The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local): 4:45 a.m. Days of torrential rains kept much of South Carolina and its capital gripped by floodwaters early Monday as emergency responders promised renewed door-to-door searches for anyone still trapped after a weekend deluge and […]
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6 months ago
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VA clinic water still unsafe, health department says

A spokeswoman with the New Hanover County Health Department said test results of the VA clinic's water in Wilmington is still unsafe.
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6 months ago
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Topsail Beach mandates lawn-watering schedule

In an effort to ease pressure on the town’s water wells, Topsail Beach has mandated a lawn-watering schedule.
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6 months ago
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Health Dept. to VA: Water still isn’t OK at clinic

Despite a recent report from the VA stating the water in its Wilmington facility was improving, the health department said there is still too much metal in the water.