Winning the Battle Against Iron-Pipe Corrosion in the Shadow of Flint

April 2017

With both the Trump Administration and Congress in broad agreement that dramatic steps need to be taken to fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, prospects are bright that long neglected problems that affect the health and safety of all Americans are going to be addressed. Not a minute too soon. The residents of Flint, Michigan, still cannot drink the water the city provides because it has been contaminated by lead, a potent neurotoxin that can cause permanent brain damage to children. Corrosion of underground iron pipes is far and away the biggest problem faced by municipal water system managers, many of whom are fighting what is ultimately a losing war against corroded pipes. Please see the attached for the full article