The immediate solution is a countertop Water Distiller in every household. The solution is NOT water faucet filters or handing out water in plastic bottles. Filters do not get all the lead out and they don't fit on old style faucets. A tremendous thank you must go out to plumbers of the United Association who donated their time to install new faucets donated by Plumbing Manufacturers International in many Flint homes. Nevertheless, the filters distributed by the State of Michigan, can filter out about 150 parts per billion of lead. Some reports claimed levels of lead in some houses to be as high as 4,000 parts per billion. A filter system is not designed to deal with those high numbers. Additionally, I would strongly recommend changing those filters every 3 weeks, perhaps sooner. Then you have the costs for replacement filters, which add up fast.
Water in plastic bottles is the biggest "bill of goods" pulled over the American people in our entire history of being a country. Also handing out plastic water bottles to the people of Flint is adding insult to injury. Visit and learn the details about these shocking numbers at my EnergyHotwire website.
About 42,000 Households in Flint
About $200.00 for each Countertop Water Distiller, delivered and installed with a demonstration for use and cleaning
About $8,400,000.00 dollars to implement and American households will help solve this price tag with one nickel.
The only issue left for this immediate solution is for us to help get this post to the ears of the media so they can get all our political leaders to hear and implement this solution. Thank you.
Bill Lauto , GTG
International Sustainability and Energy Consultant
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