The Latest: Professor estimates 8,000 lead pipes in Flint

February 22, 2016 5:59 PM

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A research team led by a University of Michigan-Flint professor estimates the city has more than 8,000 lead service lines.

Dr. Marty Kaufman announced the findings at a news conference Monday at City Hall. Kaufman’s team analyzed Flint’s handwritten records, paper maps, and scanned images to create a digital database of lead pipes.

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