close
Science News

A Company At The Center Of Flint’s Water Crisis Is On The Shortlist To Serve Millions In Africa

A Company At The Center Of Flint’s Water Crisis Is On The Shortlist To Serve Millions In Africa
A hawker sells water bottles on a busy thoroughfare in Lagos. Getty Images.

Buzzfeed News

This month, the Lagos state government is set to launch its solution to the decades-old problem by bringing in private companies to fix the crumbling water infrastructure. Top of its list for the multibillion-dollar contract: Veolia, the company whose alleged “botched” role in the cities of Flint and Pittsburgh exposed residents to dangerously high lead levels in water.