How Flint water crisis could be a harbinger of future water crisis

The Flint water situation in Michigan could be the harbinger for other American water crises in the coming years, and it could be one of the worst in recent memory.A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that the city’s water infrastructure was unprepared for the influx of …

Flint water crisis: US military ‘ready to intervene’

Military personnel are being called to help protect the US Embassy in Baghdad after a US soldier was killed in an ambush.US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is scheduled to visit the city on Thursday.The attack happened during a visit by the US ambassador to Iraq, Gen John Campbell.The US military is being called in …

Flint water crisis: Water crisis could affect millions in the U.S.

More than 3 million people in the United States are now without safe drinking water, according to a new report released on Monday.Flint, Michigan, a city of 1.8 million residents in Michigan, was under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager when it became contaminated with lead in 2014.The report found that as of July …