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Teamsters delivering water to Flint, Mich.

Posted at 6:37 AM, Jan 21, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Members of the Teamster's Local 135 will be making a special delivery to help Indiana's neighbors to the north. 

Thursday morning, they are delivering more than 1,000 cases of bottled water to Flint, Mich. 

The city is dealing with a tainted water problem. 

Flint's tap water became contaminated after the city switched from the Detroit water system to the Flint River as a cost-cutting move.

Officials say the water lacked adequate treatment and caused lead to leach from old pipes. 

People in Flint are relying on the help of others -- offering up free bottled water, filters, replacement cartridges and water testing kits.


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