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Virginia Tech researchers present results of their Flint water tests

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 11:28:58-04

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards presented the results of his team’s eight month study on the drinking water in Flint, Michigan.

The team was comprised of both graduate and undergraduate students as well as professors and researchers.

In August 2015, the group collected samples from locations across Flint and found extremely high levels of lead and other contaminants in the drinking water.

This year, many students used their spring break to collect additional water samples.

Click here to read their full results.

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