Flint Michigan has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons regarding its water supply.
The issue has escalated politically and now has the involvement of authorities at Federal, State and Local levels.
Here at Inframanage.com we believe that there are lessons to be learned from Flint Michigan about infrastructure asset management.
We will be publishing a series of blog posts over the next period with infrastructure asset management observations and unpacking the associated learning from Flint Michigan.
By necessity some of these blog posts will be hard-hitting, and critical of some of the decision-making with regard to Flint.
Inframange.com has no connection to Flint, and no inside information or analysis, nor any connection to US political organisations at local, state or federal level. We will be using information that is available in the public domain to tell the blog posts.
We will be publishing these blog posts to stimulate debate, learning and analysis for infrastructure asset management professionals, in trying to help other communities to learn the lessons from Flint Michigan, and apply them to their own communities.
We would like to stress that the opinions expressed in the blog posts about Flint Michigan are the opinion of the contributor, and are offered as an opinion only to inform and stimulate professional debate.
Care will be taken in expressing these opinions to use as accurate information as possible based on publicly available sources.
Care will also be taken to make sure that the opinions blog contributors expressed are fair and respectful of all parties involved in Flint Michigan water issues, and are not defamatory.
Readers of the blog posts on Flint Michigan are reminded to check this sites Terms of Service and that Inframanage.com is based in New Zealand and is governed by the Laws of New Zealand as outlined in the Terms of Service.
PLEASE READ WHAT WE HAVE PUBLISHED ON FLINT MICHIGAN
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