Billionaire Elon Musk made a daring assertion earlier this yr. Back in July, Musk tweeted “Please take into account this a dedication that I’ll fund fixing the water in any home in Flint that has water contamination above FDA ranges. No kidding.” Well apparently, he wasn’t kidding. Musk is delivering on his promise to assist repair the water in Flint, Michigan, by placing his cash the place his mouth is.
As reported by CNN, Musk is changing the water filtration techniques in all 12 Flint colleges, and the district’s administration constructing, by the top January 2019. “The UV water purification technique inside the water filtration techniques will disinfect all lead and micro organism coming from the water pipes to permit college students to drink from and refill water bottles from college water fountains,” the town Flint stated in a press launch. The Flint Public School system additionally despatched out a grateful tweet.
“Thank you @elonmusk and @MuskBasis for investing within the well being/future well-being FCS Students!,” learn the tweet. “Your beneficiant donation will assist us substitute ALL water fountains w/NEW WATER STATIONS & WATER FILTRATION at ALL SCHOOLS! Looking ahead to our burgeoning partnership! More to come back!” Musk responded graciously, and fered to ship extra assist.