Drinking lead contaminated water? Better check your sensor
The same could be said about some official information on public health and safety issues.
LeeAnne Walters is a mother of four in Flint, Michigan.
Background NPR reported that lead seepage into the drinking water in Flint, Michigan caused a massive public health crisis and prompted a federal state of emergency.
The problem began when the city switched its water supply in 2014.
Over 100,000 Flint residents were potentially exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water due to insufficient water treatment.
How sensors and IoT help New sensors and remote monitoring applications can warn residents and officials of contamination levels.
It uses multiple sensors to measure a range of water quality parameters, including the level of lead.
Sensors to detect lead in water and alert residents are just a start.
Take President Regan’s advice of “trust, but verify” seriously, the next time you’re unsure about official information that might impact your health or safety.
Verify the facts for yourself with a sensor.