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Published January 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Since the state’s new lead and copper rule has made it mandatory for St. Clair Shores to replace private lead water service lines, the city has now begun a pilot replacement program to replace the lines in some affected homes this year.

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Published January 14, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores City Council has appointed a five-member Water System Advisory Council in accordance with a requirement from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, or EGLE.

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Published November 5, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Interim City Manager and City Attorney David Gillam said he does not want to scare people, but that they should take seriously the public advisory about lead levels in the city’s water issued Oct. 29.

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Published November 5, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city of St. Clair Shores issued an advisory Nov. 4 to alert its 25,303 water customers that samples from locations with known lead service lines had lead levels that exceeded the action level of 15 ppb (parts per billion).

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Published October 24, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park has issued a public advisory regarding its residents’ drinking water. City officials are saying there’s no systemwide threat, although individual homes that may have lead-based infrastructure should take extra precautions. 

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Published October 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Last week, Birmingham City Manager Joe Valentine was flooded with calls from panicked residents asking if their water was safe following a notice from the state of Michigan that the city had yielded water samples with higher-than-desirable lead levels.

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Published October 1, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In an area chock full of water resources, local experts want citizens to realize that they can make a difference right at home.

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