Breaking News                 Latest News            Usa News                 Latest News

Getting Rid of Old Furniture Made Easy
The VoorhesIN 2014, THE GOVERNMENT of Flint, Michigan, switched the city’s water source to the Flint River, and you’ve probably heard what happened next: Officials failed to add important corrosion inhibitors to prevent water from leaching metal out of...

Flint: a day by the bottle

The VoorhesIN 2014, THE GOVERNMENT of Flint, Michigan, switched the city’s water source to the Flint River, and you’ve probably heard what happened next: Officials failed to add important corrosion inhibitors to prevent water from leaching metal out of...

Flint: a day by the bottle

The Voorhes

IN 2014, THE GOVERNMENT of Flint, Michigan, switched the city’s water source to the Flint River, and you’ve probably heard what happened next: Officials failed to add important corrosion inhibitors to prevent water from leaching metal out of the city’s aging pipes. Soon, dangerous levels of lead infiltrated the water system. To protect themselves and their children from lead’s side effects—weakness, developmental delays, and seizures—concerned residents have turned to bottled water. Lots of it. Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like to live life in the midst of a water crisis, bottle by bottle.

The number of standard-size (16.9-ounce) bottles of water an average adult needs to drink daily to prevent dehydration.

The number of bottles it would take to substitute all of a standard American’s daily water usage, including showering and tooth brushing.

The number of bottles the state should give a Flint resident daily; the result of a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union, and others.

The number of bottles it reportedly took some Flint families to make Thanksgiving dinner in 2016. One needed 24 bottles just to thaw the turkey.

The number of bottles needed to cook—and clean—per day for one Flint family of three, who tracked how much water they used, and for what.

The number of water bottles that Flint’s Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School uses daily—that’s a little more than one bottle per student.

This article was originally published in the March/April 2017 issue of Popular Science.

Our editors found this article on this site using Google and regenerated it for our readers.

Publish Date : 21 Şubat 2017 Salı 15:26

Breaking News Headlines

7 exciting benefits of Cryptocurrency
7 exciting benefits of Cryptocurrency
This woman chastises Apple and Google billions of dollars – we Have a large desk
This woman chastises Apple and Google billions of dollars – we Have a large desk
Health Stocks Yielding Healthy Dividends
Health Stocks Yielding Healthy Dividends
Who wield the gavel on Dani Mateo
Who wield the gavel on Dani Mateo
Stopped a narco with 450 kilos of hashish in the car after an accident in Malaga
Stopped a narco with 450 kilos of hashish in the car after an accident in Malaga
The PP accused the PNV of to manufacture an atomic bomb with the new Statute agreed with Bildu
The PP accused the PNV of to manufacture an atomic bomb with the new Statute agreed with Bildu
The associations of students of 26 universities unite to challenge the monarchy
The associations of students of 26 universities unite to challenge the monarchy
The EU is betting on a supercomputer that anticipates natural disasters
The EU is betting on a supercomputer that anticipates natural disasters
The otp requests that are not supported the challenge against Marchena for the ‘whatsapp’ of Cosidó
The otp requests that are not supported the challenge against Marchena for the ‘whatsapp’ of Cosidó
The Government agrees to negotiate with the Basque country and the transfer of the prisons
The Government agrees to negotiate with the Basque country and the transfer of the prisons
Spain is negotiating to return to Libya to 12 migrants rescued by a fishing boat
Spain is negotiating to return to Libya to 12 migrants rescued by a fishing boat
Luck of the draw for German players at the Darts world championship
Luck of the draw for German players at the Darts world championship
Pages
NEWS ARCHIVES