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Heather Reynolds, mother of Ethan Reynolds (left) and Michigan ACLU attorney Kristen Totten. Reynolds says her son's ski

5 years into Flint’s water crisis, a record number of local kids are struggling with learning disabilities — here are their stories

So far, only 108 students out of tens of thousands of children potentially exposed to lead in Flint's water have been evaluated for learning disabilities.
A sign outside St. Stephan's Church, where Newark residents gathered on July 17 to collect free water filters from volunteers.

Newark’s lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint’s. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong.

Tests have found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in Newark, New Jersey, due to corroding lead pipes.
A sign outside St. Stephan's Church, where Newark residents gathered on July 17 to collect free water filters from volunteers.

New Jersey’s largest city is distributing bottled water — another sign that its water crisis may be mirroring Flint

The EPA warned residents on Friday that water filters distributed by the city "may not be reliably effective" at removing lead.
A Newark mom holds her daughter while she receives an immunization.

A water crisis outside New York City has surpassed Flint, according to a pediatrician who helped uncover the Flint disaster

Flint pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha is calling attention to the crisis in Newark, where lead levels in water have exceeded the federal limit.
Cloudy water may be a sign of unsafe contaminants.

8 signs your tap water might be dangerous to drink

Water that tastes metallic, smells fishy, or comes out cloudy may be a sign of unsafe contaminants.
In 2016, 4 billion pounds of plastic was used in US bottled water production.

12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Members of the 100K team with entrepreneurs in Flint, Michigan.

A Wall Street veteran is teaming up with Victor Cruz and Draymond Green to launch a tech accelerator for startups in an unlikely city — Flint

The group, 100K Ventures, is focused on assisting startups in Flint, Michigan, a town known for its crisis with lead-contaminated water.

Thousands of Flint residents could lose their homes over unpaid water bills

People in Flint are still a long way away from having potable tap water, but the city still wants them to pay their water bills.

Bottled water is a scam for most Americans — but a new report reveals some surprising places where it’s dangerous to drink the tap

A new report suggests the problem is much worse than researchers thought. It all comes down to testing — or in some cases, a failure to do so.

People are furious at Nestlé for ‘rape’ of Michigan water source 120 miles from Flint

Nestlé's expansion of a bottled water plant in Michigan is sparking protests and calls for boycott.