Statement from Mayor Weaver on Suit Filed by MDEQ in U.S. District Court

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Flint, MI – Mayor Karen Weaver issued the following statement Wednesday after the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality filed suit against the City of Flint as a result of City Council’s refusal to approve the Mayor’s water source recommendation:

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Mayor Holds Press Briefing to Details Efforts Made to Inform City Council About Water Source Recommendation

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Flint, Mich– Mayor Karen Weaver held a press conference Tuesday to address comments made recently that Flint City Council members haven’t been provided with enough information for the board to vote on her Water Source Recommendation.

“On April 18, 2017, I announced my recommendation that Flint ...

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PSA Airing, Postcards Mailed to Help Inform Residents of Water Source Recommendation

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FLINT, Mich– On April 18, 2017, Mayor Karen Weaver announced her recommendation that the City of Flint stay with the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) as its primary source of water and utilize Genesee County as a backup water source.

“I believe ...

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Mayor Weaver Extends Water Source Recommendation Review Process

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(Flint, Mich)—  Flint Mayor Karen Weaver has agreed to provide Flint City Council with additional time to consider her recommendation for the City’s future primary and back up water sources. The Mayor initially hoped the council would approve the recommendation by May 23 so the ...

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Learn More About Mayor Weaver’s Water Source Recommendation

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Flint’s Recommended Future Water Sources:

  • Primary – Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)
  • Back-up/Emergency – Genesee County Drain Commissioner (GCDC)

Project Plan

  • City of Flint acquires 72-inch pipeline from GCDC to maintain access to GLWA finished water. Flow continues through this pipeline as Flint’s primary, long-term supply.
  • GCDC reinforces their distribution ...
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Mayor Recommends City of Flint Stay with Great Lakes Water Authority as Primary Water Source

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Urges residents to attend town hall meeting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church to weigh in on suggested plan

April 18, 2017 (FLINT) — Mayor Karen Weaver stood with officials from the City ...

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