Flint, Michigan, has been struggling to resolve its water issues for more than two years. The roots of the crisis go back as far as 2011, when the city of Flint was forced to find a cheaper water source as a result of a $25 million deficit in its budget. The Flint River was identified as a possible source for drinking water, but the decision to use the river’s water proved disastrous, and the fallout has been plaguing residents since 2014.
To better illuminate the progression of these issues, the University of Southern California Master of Public Health Online created an informative infographic covering the timeline of the crisis. Check out this resource to learn more.