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Flint pipe-replacement work going slow

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Photographs by AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann

In a photo from March 10, 2017, work continues on the water replacement lines in Flint, Mich. Flint residents could still be a few years away from drinking unfiltered tap water as the city makes incremental progress on an ambitious timeframe to replace old water service lines that leached lead into homes and businesses. The project's coordinator said he has a goal of finishing the pipe replacements for residents in 2019 by fixing 6,000 service lines a year.

FLINT, Mich. -- Flint's water crisis is still at least two years away from a resolution as the city makes incremental progress on replacing old water service lines that leached lead into homes and businesses.

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