The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13 2016 in Flint Michigan On Tuesday Michigan Gov Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that is in the City of Flint39s water supply Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that is in the City of Flint's water supply.

Flint water crisis: lead is dead

President Obama has officially declared that Flint, Michigan, is in a state of Federal Emergency The biggest loses will be children and infants — the most vulnerable members of the population The aggressive water obviously shed decades of build-up within the potable water lines  

As plumbers we have been exposed to lead products for our entire careers and will continue to be exposed to lead. It is our responsibility to ensure we protect the health of our customers.

We no longer use lead piping, join piping using lead wipe-joints, routinely pour lead joints, heat and have molten-lead pots for hours on end in confined spaces where lead fumes accumulate, use lead-based solder, or disturb more than four-square feet of lead based painted surfaces if you are EPA R

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