Culligan Donates 1,000 Water Filters to Flint Red Cross
Local Water Experts Working to Serve Residents After Lead Emergency

FLINT, Mich. (Jan. 29 2016) – Culligan of Flint, local provider of water quality treatment, will deliver 1,000 faucet mount filters to the Flint Red Cross on behalf of Culligan International today. The filters are certified by the Water Quality Association (WQA) to National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) standards to meet adsorption and filtration standards for lead reduction.

The filters are the latest donation in Culligan’s ongoing efforts to support local residents during this time of crisis.

“Our hearts go out to all of the residents of Flint,” said Greg Cornell, General Manager of Culligan of Flint. “We’re doing what we can to help area residents with recent water contaminants and be of service to them.”

Since Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of emergency on Jan. 5, Culligan of Flint donated 4,032 onegallon water bottles – an entire truckload – to Flint area public schools. Culligan International also sent 2 truckloads of bottled water to the area.

“We offer several products that are certified for lead reduction,” said Cornell. “and also bottled water as an immediate solution.”

Since lead levels in the water varies depending on residents’ locations and other factors, Cornell also advises every resident to get their water tested.

“We had an increase in inquiries beyond city limits as well,” Cornell said. “Even folks outside of Flint are educating themselves about possible water contaminants and finding quality solutions.”

About Culligan International

Culligan International has been an industry leader in water since 1936. Culligan is at the forefront of residential and commercial water filtration technologies with a line of products including the world’s most efficient water softener, as well as reverse osmosis drinking water systems and bottled water. With more than 600 dealers across the United States and Canada, Culligan is the local water expert.

Where can I find the latest updates on the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan?

The EPA has established the Flint Safe Drinking Water Task Force to provide the latest news to Flint residents. Below is the link to the taskforce website and to the State of Michigan website: