The damage may significantly decrease water pressure to battle fires.
Michigan officials, including Gov. Rick Snyder, could face manslaughter charges if a state investigation determines “gross negligence” led to the deaths of Flint residents who were forced to rely on contaminated water.
Not even lead filters are enough to prevent thousands of Flint residents from being poisoned by elevated levels of lead, the EPA warned.
Even the state Treasury warned against using a new pipeline that ultimately led to a decision to use the Flint River.