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UM-Flint, Google Create New Flint Water Map

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Image credit: Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET

Students help develop interactive tools for Flint residents

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A new web site and mobile app give Flint residents the latest information about the city’s water. Google and students at the University of Michigan-Flint designed the “MyWater-Flint” tools to help people who are still dealing with lead contamination. Assistant professor Mark Allison, a computer scientist, tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller the app and the web site put lead-testing results and other information at people’s fingertips. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

Bre'Anna Tinsley/WDET
Bre’Anna Tinsley/WDET


Pat Batcheller, Senior News Editor

Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician.

pbatcheller@wdet.org Follow @patbwdet

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