All day Tuesday: Lead in the water coverage on 7 Action News

Posted at 8:20 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 11:37:03-04

(WXYZ) — All day long on Tuesday, we're helping keep you safe and alerting you to issues about the possibility of lead in the water.


More and more these days, we're seeing reports of lead in water in cities across metro Detroit. We have coverage throughout the day on Channel 7 and on how you can spot lead, how you can keep yourself safe, and more.

Plus, we'll have a Facebook Live wtih Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who discovered the lead problems in Flint, and Elin Betanzo, the founder of Safe Water Engineering LLC, a consulting firm working to improve access to safe drinking water through engineering and policy consulting.

Here's our entire coverage below.

5 a.m. – Options at home if you're worried about lead in water
6 a.m. – Lead in our water: What's happening in our schools?
12 p.m. – Facebook Live panel with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Elin Betanzo
5 p.m. – Lead in our water: City by city
5 p.m. – Reducing the effects of lead poisoning
6 p.m. – Why more communities will soon discover issues with lead
11 p.m. – When you should worry about lead in your water