What Are the Options for the #FlintWaterCrisis

In this episode of Building Collaborative Communities we discuss the city of Flint, Michigan and the #FlintWaterCrisis. What are options and solutions for the citizens, can we do more than send bottled water? Who is going to get paid to rebuild the infrastructure in flint? Will the Governor be using “no-bid” contracts? How long will it take to replace the pipes throughout the city? Djuan Coleon, CEO of PURE answers these questions and more in this episode of “Building Sustainable Communities”

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PERSPECTIVE ON THE ‪#‎FlintWaterCrisis‬ from a Watershed Project Manager

How did I get into Environmental / Climate Change? One reason unknown to me at the time is that I spent 7 years as site inspector and project manager in the City of Atlanta and Dekalb County on multi-million dollar projects. When Mayor Shirley Franklin had to comply with a consent decree to replace the Water and Sewer lines / pipes throughout the city, a $3 Billion Dollar project. So think about “costs” as you ponder the #FlintWaterCrisis.

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