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300 Plumbers Install Water Filters In Flint, Michigan, For Free

Many residents have water faucets that are incompatible with the state-supplied water filters.
Posted at 11:48 AM, Feb 04, 2016

Plumbers from across the state are trying to rescue Flint, Michigan, as it combats lead in its water supply. 

Many homes have faucets that are incompatible with state-supplied water filters. (Video via WXYZ)

So more than 300 plumbers went door-to-door over the weekend, replacing faucets for free and installing the filters. (Video via WJRT)

The plumbers worked through 800 homes on Saturday alone. (Video via WJRT)

Residents have reportedly been relying on bottled water for drinking, cooking and even bathing. 

Roughly 40 percent of Flint's residents live below the poverty line. (Video via WXYZ)

This video includes images from Getty Images.